Gentoo Archives: gentoo-user

From: Mick <michaelkintzios@×××××.com>
To: gentoo-user@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-user] "lvm failed to start"
Date: Sat, 07 Apr 2012 16:12:15
Message-Id: 201204071710.49714.michaelkintzios@gmail.com
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-user] "lvm failed to start" by Alan McKinnon
On Saturday 07 Apr 2012 16:28:39 Alan McKinnon wrote:
> On Sat, 7 Apr 2012 11:38:40 +0100 > > Neil Bothwick <neil@××××××××××.uk> wrote: > > 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. > > So this makes the how many'eth time you've posted this exact same > information to the list this week?
I think Neil makes generous allowances for those of us with volatile memory and needs of frequent reboots! ;-) -- Regards, Mick

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