[arch-general] System doesn't load LVM volumes when booting in single user mode

David Rosenstrauch darose at darose.net
Tue Feb 12 10:22:16 EST 2013

On 02/12/2013 10:05 AM, Thomas Bächler wrote:
> Am 12.02.2013 15:38, schrieb David Rosenstrauch:
>> I just upgraded to the latest version (2.02.98-3) of lvm2.  But I'm
>> still having the same issue:  when I boot into single user mode, my lvm
>> volumes aren't seen and so any mounts time out.
>> Any idea what the problem might be or a fix/workaround?
> The problem in the new setup is that lvmetad.socket and dmeventd.socket
> are required by sockets.target, which is pulled in by basic.target, but
> not by sysinit.target. As rescue.target (which is activated by the
> 'single' option) only depends on sysinit.target, LVM will not be activated.
> A solution would be to to add lvmetad.socket and dmeventd.socket to
> sysinit.target.wants instead of sockets.target.wants. In fact, this is
> probably the correct thing to do to make rescue.target work.

Is this a change I would need to make locally, or something that's 
planned to get included into the next lvm2 package release?



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