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Re: [lvm-devel] [DRACUT PATCH] lvm_scan: use '--ignoremonitoring' rather than '--monitor n'



On Wed, Mar 10 2010 at  2:24pm -0500,
Mike Snitzer <snitzer redhat com> wrote:

> lvchange and vgchange '--monitor n' will not prevent lvm from
> attempting to dlopen the libdevmapper-event library.
> 
> dracut git commit 47ab3b6c5e introduced the use of '--monitor n' but
> '--ignoremonitoring' is needed now that the libdevmapper-event library
> isn't copied into the initramfs (ever since 0fae59d6eb3)

And just to be clear:
'--monitor n' is "stop monitoring this (VG or LV)"
'--ignoremonitoring' is "don't do any monitoring".

We'll be fixing up lvm's vgchange and lvchange man pages so that they
are more precise on what '--monitor n' means.

Mike


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