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Re: [linux-lvm] Slackware init

On Mon, Feb 26, 2001 at 07:08:55AM -0500, ardy rdb linux-help org wrote:
> On Sun, 25 Feb 2001, AJ Lewis wrote:
> > Are you by chance using a 2.4.x kernel with devfs support compiled in, but
> > not being mounted?  I am seeing the same thing with that setup.
> Yes, 2.4.2, no devfs.

I think the issue is that /proc is not yet mounted when you call vgscan.
If you look at the tools/lib/lvm_dir_cache.c file at line 90, you will
see that it checks for /proc/partitions.  If it finds that, it only scans
the files in /proc/partitions.  Otherwise, it goes through all the possible
devices LVM recognizes. 

So if you can get /proc mounted before you call vgscan, it should not take
so long, nor should it scan for all those devices you do not have on your

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