Bug#418661: lvm2: Remnants of /sbin/lvm-200 confuse mkinitramfs

Mike Paul mike at wyzardry.net
Wed Apr 11 03:35:56 UTC 2007

Package: lvm2
Version: 2.02.24-4
Severity: important

On a system whose root filesystem is on LVM, running update-initramfs
(which invokes mkinitramfs) results in a warning message:

  cpio: ./sbin/vgchange: Cannot stat: No such file or directory

It turns out that the initramfs's sbin/vgchange is a symlink pointing to
"/lib/lvm-200/vgchange", which doesn't exist anymore -- it looks like
the lvmiopversion redirection is gone now and the symlink should just
point to "lvm".  The use of "/lib/lvm-200/vgchange" is hard-coded in

Also, initramfs aside, the /sbin/lvm-default alternative is left
hanging, pointing to the no-longer-existent /lib/lvm-200 because nothing
provides this alternative anymore.

-- System Information:
Debian Release: lenny/sid
  APT prefers unstable
  APT policy: (500, 'unstable'), (500, 'testing'), (500, 'stable'), (1, 'experimental')
Architecture: i386 (i686)

Kernel: Linux 2.6.18-4-686-bigmem (SMP w/1 CPU core)
Locale: LANG=en_US.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=en_US.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/bash

Versions of packages lvm2 depends on:
ii  libc6                        2.5-0exp3   GNU C Library: Shared libraries
ii  libdevmapper1.02.1           2:1.02.18-1 The Linux Kernel Device Mapper use
ii  libncurses5                  5.5-5       Shared libraries for terminal hand
ii  libreadline5                 5.2-2       GNU readline and history libraries
ii  libselinux1                  1.32-3      SELinux shared libraries
ii  libsepol1                    1.14-3      Security Enhanced Linux policy lib

lvm2 recommends no packages.

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