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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...

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=127115

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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