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Re: /etc/rc.d/rc.sysinit and lvm

On Fri, 2 Jul 2004 01:15, Bill Nottingham <notting redhat com> wrote:
> Russell Coker (russell coker com au) said:
> > The script /etc/rc.d/rc.sysinit has the following code to initialise LVM.
> >  Why is this necessary?  Everything else in /dev can remain safely as it
> > is between boots, why is LVM unlike everything else in that it requires
> > it's device node to be re-created, why can't it get allocated a number in
> > devices.txt?
> It's a dynamic major/mior. I suppose it could check that the current
> dynamic major/minor matches what's on the filesystem...


It would be nice if it could get an assigned number.  But for the moment just 
stat'ing the device node and doing nothing when appropriate will do.

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