Bug#569290: un-prefer /dev/block/* names more strongly than in lvm.conf

Kees Cook kees at debian.org
Thu Feb 11 09:08:24 UTC 2010

Package: lvm2
Version: 2.02.54-1
Severity: normal
Tags: patch
User: ubuntu-devel at lists.ubuntu.com
Usertags: origin-ubuntu lucid ubuntu-patch


In Ubuntu, we discovered a problem with lvm2's choice of device path when
examining disks that were at the same depth as /dev/block/* (namely
/dev/cciss/c0d0p1, etc).

Blocking this via lvm.conf doesn't work in the case where /dev/block/* is
the only device path for a given disk.

Please see:


Kees Cook                                            @debian.org

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