Bug#544801: Unable to obtain global lock

Alasdair G Kergon agk at redhat.com
Thu Sep 3 00:51:24 UTC 2009

On Thu, Sep 03, 2009 at 01:53:02AM +0200, Cesare Leonardi wrote:
> On boot LVM shows this error message:
> Write locks are prohibited with --ignorelockingfailure.
> Unable to obtain global lock.
That sounds like a known upstream regression - that restriction should not
apply to the global lock.  However, I've been on holiday and a quick
check of WHATS_NEW suggests the fix has not yet been checked in.
I'll add it as a blocker for the pending 2.02.52 release.


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