Bug#565676: lvm2: initrd script could be extended beyond what it currently supports.

Bastian Blank waldi at debian.org
Sun Jan 17 23:15:58 UTC 2010

On Sun, Jan 17, 2010 at 03:27:33PM -0600, Mike Mestnik wrote:
> This leaves UUID file systems and a whole lot more.

Nothing of this is detectable without enabled anything.

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> specifying the vg of the root and swap partitions and perhaps it
> should just allow the mounting of any number of lvms, including "".

This script have the task to find exactly two things: the root
filesystem and the resume image if necessary, nothing else.

> Would there be any objection to carrying out this task and attaching
> the new script to this bug?

You are free to write as much patches as you want.

> There is also the version of lvm to use, I feel the user should be
> able to force this with a nolvm2 and/or a uselvm1.

There is only lvm2 userspace left. lvm1 vgs are read by them.

> The script provided by this package and the one provided by
> initramfs-tools(lvm) are vary similar, perhaps a join and
> removing lvm2 from this package and having the initramfs-tools
> pkg have one script that covers both.

There is no lvm script provided by initramfs-tools, at least not in
anything newer then Lenny.

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