FC2-t1 exhibits long delay on LVM setup
Stephen C. Tweedie
sct at redhat.com
Thu Feb 19 17:07:45 UTC 2004
On Sat, 2004-02-14 at 03:19, Alexandre Oliva wrote:
> > Forgive my bluntness, but this seems to be a bit of a hack to me. Why
> > has lvm2 taken this step backwards from lvm1?
> Ask Sistina! Erhm... Heck, I guess this is Red Hat now :-)
> > There's gotta be a better way.
> IMHO it should scan /proc/mdstat
It does (actually, it scans /sys/block.) It just didn't in test1. :)
I talked with the lvm2 guys when I set up my own initial LVM-on-root
FC2-test1 box and encountered the same behaviour. So they came up
Date: 2004/02/13 14:46:03
Sysfs block device filtering option for 2.6.
...a patch to use 2.6's /sys/block pseudo-filesystem to filter which
block devices are worth probing for physical volumes. This should
improve things no end.
That patch is in CVS on sources.redhat.com/lvm2 now, and I'll push it
into rawhide. There will probably be a numbered lvm2 release with this
patch some time next week.
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