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RE: [linux-lvm] lvm on root filesystem with devfs



> From: linux-lvm-admin sistina com [mailto:linux-lvm-admin sistina com]On
> Behalf Of Joe Harvell
[snip]
> When I run with devfs, though, the /dev entries don't ever show up in
> /dev when I do a vgscan.  The result is that I am not able to mount the
> lvm root filesystem.
> 
> 
>    * Does the fact that I have lvm compiled as a module have anything to
>      do with this?

uh huh. Unless;
1. the lvm module is on the initrd
and
2. the initrd loads this module

the lvm module will be on a logical volume which can't be mounted
because the kernel doesn't know how to...




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