Bug#684712: lvm2: automatically filter imsm and ddf formatted disks
Miquel van Smoorenburg
mikevs at xs4all.net
Thu Jan 31 13:27:56 UTC 2013
On 01/31/2013 02:11 PM, Bastian Blank wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 31, 2013 at 01:53:40PM +0100, Miquel van Smoorenburg wrote:
>> Ping? See also bug #699430, http://bugs.debian.org/699430 .
>> Would you mind if I did an NMU if the debian-installer patches
>> are accepted?
> lvm2 is blocked by d-i right now. As I had to cheat already to not use
> t-p-u, I don't consider this viable for Wheezy.
Wouldn't it be possible to upload a new version to unstable, then after
that upload 2.02.95-4.1 to t-p-u with just this patch?
It's not that this is just a fix for the installer.
It's that if someone is using lvm2 on an Intel Matrix Raid array via
mdadm, which is a working and supported configuration on wheezy, and for
some reason one of the disks is kicked out of the array, LVM2 /will/
detect lvm vg's and lv's on that disk/pv - creating chaos and very
possibly data loss.
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