Bug#503268: race between udev and lvm2

Marco d'Itri md at Linux.IT
Sat Apr 18 01:34:58 UTC 2009

reassign 503268 lvm2

On Mar 06, Chris Butler <chrisb at debian.org> wrote:

> I'm also seeing this bug when removing snapshot LVs in my backup script,
> although I'd be tempted to reassign it to lvm2.  It looks like there's
> actually a race going on between lvm and udev. If I stick sleeps in between
> the lvremove calls, the problem doesn't appear. I think that subsequent
> lvremove calls are getting the list of available LVs before udev has dealt
> with the previous lvremove. It's then trying to access the LV device AFTER
> udev has dealt with it, causing the error messages.
I am not sure about what's happening, but I tend to agree that the
problem is in LVM.

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