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From: Dale <rdalek1967@...>
Subject: Re: Re: After /usr conflation: why not copy booting software to /sbin rather than initramfs?
Date: Wed, 04 Apr 2012 18:39:24 -0500
Canek Peláez Valdés wrote:
> On Wed, Apr 4, 2012 at 4:54 AM, Dale <rdalek1967@...> wrote:
>> Neil Bothwick wrote:
>>> On Wed, 04 Apr 2012 04:05:27 -0500, Dale wrote:
>>>
>>>> It's a bug.  Roach report here:
>>>>
>>>> https://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=409921
>>>>
>>>> Going back a version and then reboot.
>>>
>>> No need for that, just change locking_dir in lvm.conf to somewhere
>>> writeable, as mentioned in the bug report - comment 6.
>>>
>>>
>>
>>
>> Well, I didn't want to mess with the config much since I may make it
>> worse.  So, I built a new kernel 3.3.0 and built a new init do hicky.
>> Now, it seems to work.  It boots with no errors and everything mounts.
>> I also downgraded to lvm2-2.02.88 which works.  A newer version may work
>> but that is what I went back to.  It was the last one that I knew worked.
>>
>> So, I took my med and I'm off to bed.  Hmmm.  I'm a poet and didn't know
>> it.  :-p
>>
>> I'll test some more tomorrow.
> 
> It seems the problem it's in LVM, or (more appropriately) in the
> failure to create the /run tmpfs:
> 
> # mount | grep /run
> tmpfs on /run type tmpfs (rw,nosuid,nodev,relatime,mode=755)
> tmpfs on /var/run type tmpfs (rw,nosuid,nodev,relatime,mode=755)
> 
> It seems other problems (like 张春江's one with plymouth) have the same
> reason. With systemd the /run tmpfsgets created, so maybe now that
> systemd and udev are being merged this problem will go away.
> 
> For now, I think we can (finally) call this case closed; Dale, I would
> strongly recommend the workaround (editing the config file) instead of
> downgrading. Eventually you will need the new version anyhow.
> 
> Glad to hear it works, albeit with some issues (unrelated to the initramfs).
> 
> Regards.


I'm glad too.  Now to keep this mess working.  That's my new concern.   lol

Thanks much for all the help.  I needed it.  ;-)

Dale

:-)  :-)

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References:
Re: After /usr conflation: why not copy booting software to /sbin rather than initramfs?
-- Alan Mackenzie
Re: Re: After /usr conflation: why not copy booting software to /sbin rather than initramfs?
-- Dale
Re: Re: After /usr conflation: why not copy booting software to /sbin rather than initramfs?
-- Canek Peláez Valdés
Re: Re: After /usr conflation: why not copy booting software to /sbin rather than initramfs?
-- Dale
Re: Re: After /usr conflation: why not copy booting software to /sbin rather than initramfs?
-- Neil Bothwick
Re: Re: After /usr conflation: why not copy booting software to /sbin rather than initramfs?
-- Dale
Re: Re: After /usr conflation: why not copy booting software to /sbin rather than initramfs?
-- Canek Peláez Valdés
Re: Re: After /usr conflation: why not copy booting software to /sbin rather than initramfs?
-- Dale
Re: Re: After /usr conflation: why not copy booting software to /sbin rather than initramfs?
-- Canek Peláez Valdés
Re: Re: After /usr conflation: why not copy booting software to /sbin rather than initramfs?
-- Dale
Re: Re: After /usr conflation: why not copy booting software to /sbin rather than initramfs?
-- Dale
Re: Re: After /usr conflation: why not copy booting software to /sbin rather than initramfs?
-- Mike Edenfield
Re: Re: After /usr conflation: why not copy booting software to /sbin rather than initramfs?
-- Dale
Re: Re: After /usr conflation: why not copy booting software to /sbin rather than initramfs?
-- Canek Peláez Valdés
Re: Re: After /usr conflation: why not copy booting software to /sbin rather than initramfs?
-- Dale
Re: Re: After /usr conflation: why not copy booting software to /sbin rather than initramfs?
-- William Kenworthy
Re: Re: After /usr conflation: why not copy booting software to /sbin rather than initramfs?
-- Dale
Re: Re: After /usr conflation: why not copy booting software to /sbin rather than initramfs?
-- Dale
Re: Re: After /usr conflation: why not copy booting software to /sbin rather than initramfs?
-- Canek Peláez Valdés
Re: Re: After /usr conflation: why not copy booting software to /sbin rather than initramfs?
-- Dale
Re: Re: After /usr conflation: why not copy booting software to /sbin rather than initramfs?
-- Dale
Re: Re: After /usr conflation: why not copy booting software to /sbin rather than initramfs?
-- Neil Bothwick
Re: Re: After /usr conflation: why not copy booting software to /sbin rather than initramfs?
-- Dale
Re: Re: After /usr conflation: why not copy booting software to /sbin rather than initramfs?
-- Canek Peláez Valdés
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