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From: Neil Bothwick <neil@××××××××××.uk>
To: gentoo-user@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-user] "lvm failed to start"
Date: Sat, 07 Apr 2012 10:40:45
Message-Id: 20120407113840.2c25827a@digimed.co.uk
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-user] "lvm failed to start" by Carlos Sura
On Sat, 7 Apr 2012 02:47:41 -0600, Carlos Sura wrote:

> > The problem is that it is trying to write to /var/lock, which is on / > > at this point, rather than /run/lock, which is on a writeable tmpfs.
> I got this error, and saw a bugfile on Gentoo, just downgrade to your > previous working version and you will get it working again.
That bug report also showed the correct solution. There's no need to downgrade, just change the locking_dir location from /var/lock to /run/lock. Not only is this simpler and faster, it means another update can't cause the same problem. -- Neil Bothwick When there's a will, I want to be in it.

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