Bug#684712: lvm2: automatically filter imsm and ddf formatted disks

Miquel van Smoorenburg mikevs at xs4all.net
Thu Jan 31 14:05:12 UTC 2013

On 01/31/2013 02:49 PM, Bastian Blank wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 31, 2013 at 02:27:56PM +0100, Miquel van Smoorenburg wrote:
>> On 01/31/2013 02:11 PM, Bastian Blank wrote:
>>> 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?
> No. This can only be introduced via unstable according to the effective
> rules. And I already told you, I won't accept it.
>> 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.
> And?

Dataloss is cause for a bug with severity "critical".


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