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Re: [linux-lvm] 2.4.20-pre4 and lvm-1.0.5



On Tue, Aug 27, 2002 at 10:26:45AM -0600, Donald Thompson wrote:
> 
> On Tue, 27 Aug 2002, Heinz J . Mauelshagen wrote:
> 
> > On Mon, Aug 26, 2002 at 12:21:52PM -0600, Donald Thompson wrote:
> > >
> > > That is correct. I boot, vgscan fails (I'm assuming it segfaults but I
> > > really can't tell during the normal boot process what actually happened)
> > > to detect my VGs, my system goes into a maintenance mode situation since
> > > my /usr is on an LV, I login and run lsmod and absolutely no modules
> > > appear in the list. I try vgscan and/or pvscan and they fail with a
> > > segmentation fault. So yeah, if no module tree exists system boots fine,
> > > if module tree exists vgscan fails regardless of whether modules are
> > > loaded. Yes it defies logic, but I swear thats how it worked:)
> >
> > I wonder if there might be a single user case disabling lsmod to list?
> 
> Well I doubt that. Originally rtc.o was being loaded and was listed by
> lsmod, so I figured maybe that was the problem. rtc.o gets loaded I think
> automatically when my system is setting the software clock from the
> hardware. But removing rtc.o from the module tree, running depmod -a, and
> rebooting, I got the same result where vgscan segfaults.

Donald,

I figured out that it is the gendisk thing (again).
2.4.20-pre4 even segfaults on "cat /proc/partitions" !!!

Investigating...

> 
> -Don
> 
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