Bug#816858: Logical volumes on external USB disk cause boot to enter emergency shell

Bastian Blank waldi at debian.org
Sun Mar 6 08:01:18 UTC 2016

On Sat, Mar 05, 2016 at 09:09:09PM +0100, Christoph Pleger wrote:
> I have Debian jessie running on a Wandboard armhf device. Some of the 
> filesystems are located in LVM logical volumes on an external USB disk. This 
> causes boot to enter emergeny shell, because the logical volumes cannot be 
> found. The only way I found so far to prevent that is to use sysvinit instead 
> of systemd and insert a sleep in /etc/init.d/lvm2 before vgchange.

I have no idea what you mean with "logical volumes cannot be found".  If
devices may be missing, please make sure that the fstab entry includes

Please show full logs and please test with a current version, something
like 2.02.142.


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