Bug#311261: libdevmapper1.01: dm-mod makes HW-RAID partitions inmountable

Bastian Blank Bastian Blank <waldi@debian.org>, 311261@bugs.debian.org
Tue, 31 May 2005 13:24:37 +0200

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On Mon, May 30, 2005 at 11:02:36AM +0200, Marcel Gschwandl wrote:
> Now, after an update of libdevmapper the initscript
> /etc/init.d/libdevmapper1.01 loads dm-mod which makes /dev/sdb1
> inmountable.

Which error message?

>              The partitions on sda have/make no problems.
> After removing /etc/rcS.d/S25libdevmapper1.01 everything works fine
> again.

So this is no bug in libdevmapper1.01 but in the kernel or the modules
for your adapter.

> The actual problem is that even that we don't use lvm or something like
> it we can not prevent libdevmapper from being installed as lilo depends
> on it. So we think a potential solution could be asking during the
> installation if this initscript should be enabled.

No, dm-mod makes no problems if there are no related kernel bugs.


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