Bug#791869: lvm2: updating src:lvm2 from 2.02.111-2.2 to 2.02.122-1 breaks booting, mounting LVs other than / fails

Bastian Blank waldi at debian.org
Tue Jul 28 06:41:36 UTC 2015

On Mon, Jul 27, 2015 at 05:40:39PM +0200, Michael Biebl wrote:
> udev under systemd doesn't allow long running processes which background
> to be started from udev rules, such processes are killed by udevd [4].
> Not sure if that is happening here. But fixing [2] and making sure
> pvscan is run via /bin/systemd-run look like should be done in any case.

The timeout for each event in udevd is 180 seconds and it should write
an error to the log. Even a carefully placed sleep 60 does not break
booting, however it takes a long time.


Totally illogical, there was no chance.
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