Bug#544801: Unable to obtain global lock

Cesare Leonardi celeonar at ngi.it
Wed Sep 2 23:53:02 UTC 2009

Package: lvm2
Version: 2.02.51-2
Severity: normal

On boot LVM shows this error message:

Write locks are prohibited with --ignorelockingfailure.
Unable to obtain global lock.

Googling around i've found another one experiencing this problem:
I think that also for me this error appeared since 2.02.51.



-- System Information:
Debian Release: squeeze/sid
  APT prefers unstable
  APT policy: (500, 'unstable')
Architecture: i386 (i686)

Kernel: Linux 2.6.30-1-686 (SMP w/1 CPU core)
Locale: LANG=it_IT.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=it_IT.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/bash

Versions of packages lvm2 depends on:
ii  dmsetup                      2:1.02.36-2 The Linux Kernel Device Mapper use
ii  libc6                        2.9-26      GNU C Library: Shared libraries
ii  libdevmapper1.02.1           2:1.02.36-2 The Linux Kernel Device Mapper use
ii  libreadline5                 5.2-6       GNU readline and history libraries
ii  lsb-base                     3.2-23      Linux Standard Base 3.2 init scrip

lvm2 recommends no packages.

lvm2 suggests no packages.

-- debconf information:

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