Bug#842299: autopkgtest-virt-qemu: attaching base image makes btrfs very confused

Martin Pitt mpitt at debian.org
Sun Oct 30 20:40:48 UTC 2016

Christian Seiler [2016-10-30 21:12 +0100]:
> Well, it's not actually SYSTEMD_READY, the "btrfs ready" builtin is
> actually the culprit.

> So one needs to make sure the btrfs ready builtin is never executed
> for the corresponding devices. Which is why I did the LABEL/goto
> logic in my example.

So to generalize that a bit: blkid is called in
60-persistent-storage.rules, so we could add a rule to the already
existing /run/udev/rules.d/61-baseimage.rules:


This should short-circuit 64-btrfs.rules and any similar rules. This
at least works in a VM with ext4.


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