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Bug 67631 - lvm2 vgscan corrupt root partition
Summary: lvm2 vgscan corrupt root partition
Alias: None
Product: Gentoo Linux
Classification: Unclassified
Component: [OLD] Core system (show other bugs)
Hardware: All Linux
: High critical (vote)
Assignee: Max Kalika (RETIRED)
Depends on:
Reported: 2004-10-15 03:17 UTC by Aben Siatris
Modified: 2005-05-30 08:34 UTC (History)
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Description Aben Siatris 2004-10-15 03:17:11 UTC
* Setting up the Logical Volume Manager...

lvm2 vgscan on my 2.6.8-gentoo-r3 during boot corrupt my root partition (reiserfs)
(totally corrupt)

this is very, very bad :(((((
(same error fixed on

Reproducible: Didn't try
Steps to Reproduce:
1. start lvm
Comment 2 Aben Siatris 2004-10-18 00:22:28 UTC
kernel 2.6.8-r10, sys-fs/lvm2-2.00.08, sys-libs/device-mapper-1.00.17-r1 is ok.

1: but, lvm2 is not insusceptible for endless symlinks in /dev

2: fction list_iterate(dh, &_cache.dirs) in dev-cache.c.
adding dirs not accept regexp from lvm.conf. vgscan scans all dirs
without regexp filter check from lvm.conf
Comment 3 Doug Goldstein (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2005-05-24 00:11:15 UTC
Please test with some of the newer ebuilds and report back. This issue should be
Comment 4 Aben Siatris 2005-05-30 08:34:20 UTC
yes, now it is oka.
thanx :)