Bug#506634: cryptsetup: failed to setup lvm device
hkunz at ifi.uzh.ch
Sun Nov 23 08:57:46 UTC 2008
I have two sid systems with all filesystems except /boot on an encrypted
lvm device. Since yesterday, both of them do not boot properly anymore.
I guess this is caused by the lvm2 upgrade.
After passphrase entry, get the following error:
cryptsetup: failed to setup lvm device
After some time I get
Gave up waiting for the root device. [...]
and I'm dropped into busybox, I can continue the boot process by
I saw that there is also an
If I run this script it just spats out the exact same message that I
already got ("Gave up waiting for the root device. [...]").
I do not know much about the linux boot process but
maybe /scripts/local-top/lvm is an old file (from ealier versions of
lvm) and should be remove?
-- System Information:
Debian Release: lenny/sid
APT prefers unstable
APT policy: (500, 'unstable'), (500, 'testing'), (500, 'stable'), (1,
Architecture: i386 (i686)
Kernel: Linux 2.6.27-1-686 (SMP w/2 CPU cores)
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 2.7-16 GNU C Library: Shared
ii libdevmapper1.02.1 2:1.02.27-4 The Linux Kernel Device
ii libreadline5 5.2-3 GNU readline and history
ii lsb-base 3.2-20 Linux Standard Base 3.2
lvm2 recommends no packages.
Versions of packages lvm2 suggests:
ii dmsetup 2:1.02.27-4 The Linux Kernel Device
-- debconf information:
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