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Re: [linux-lvm] Startup/Shutdown scripts for RH6.2?



Gashaw Mengistu writes:
> I had the same problem too at one time. But I added appended script in
> /etc/rc.d/rc.sysinit right after the RAID initialization and right before
> the file system starts getting checked (before _RUN_QUOTACHECK). I added
> the stop script in /etc/init.d/halt.
> I found this script in the group archive.
> 
> ## LVM
> #scan for VGs and create /dev entries.
> if [ -x /sbin/vgscan -a -d /proc/lvm ]; then
>        action "LVM: Scanning for Volume Groups" /sbin/vgscan
> fi
> #activate all VGs
> if [ -x /sbin/vgchange -a -e /proc/lvm ]; then
>        action "LVM: Activating Volume Groups" /sbin/vgchange -ay
> fi
> ## End LVM

This will only work (AFAICS) when LVM is compiled into the kernel, because
/proc/lvm will not exist if it is a module.  My startup has this first:

[ ! -e /proc/lvm ] && (modprobe lvm || modprobe lvm_mod) 2> /dev/null

Cheers, Andreas
-- 
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                 \  would they cancel out, leaving him still hungry?"
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