Bug#603710: root and swap devices on lvm do not correctly show up in udev (missing symlinks)

Michael Biebl biebl at debian.org
Wed Nov 17 00:03:08 UTC 2010

On 16.11.2010 18:44, Marco d'Itri wrote:
> On Nov 16, Michael Biebl <biebl at debian.org> wrote:
>> As you can see from the attached log, while the symlinks in /dev are
>> created, they do not show up correctly in the udev database (not the
>> missing S: entries for dm-0 and dm-1), so the information is out of
>> sync.
> As detailed in #590665 and #593625 and as requested by the upstream
> dmsetup maintainer, the lvm userspace needs to be fixed to cooperate
> with udev.
> I can't understand why this is not RC.

I'm fine with bumping the severity. As systemd is currently only available in
experimental, it doesn't affect the squeeze release, yet udisks is (and possibly
other programs using udev).

CCing the release team to raise awareness for this issue.


Why is it that all of the instruments seeking intelligent life in the
universe are pointed away from Earth?

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