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Re: [linux-lvm] Slackware init



Andy writes:
> On Mon, 26 Feb 2001, AJ Lewis wrote:
> > 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. 
> 
> Well this is the problem, since I'm trying to mount the volumes from fstab
> when mount is called, how would I go about getting /proc mounted after /
> is mounted read-write, but before vgscan is run?
> Have /proc mounted with a separate command in rc.S after / is remounted rw
> and before vgscan is run?

In my Turbolinux init (I haven't used Slackware for many years), there is
an explicit mount of /proc in rc.sysinit.  Later, when it is mounting the
rest of the filesystems, it uses "mount -a -t nonfs,proc", to avoid any
error messages.

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