Gentoo Archives: gentoo-user

From: Dale <rdalek1967@×××××.com>
To: gentoo-user@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-user] Re: After /usr conflation: why not copy booting software to /sbin rather than initramfs?
Date: Wed, 04 Apr 2012 23:44:58
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-user] Re: After /usr conflation: why not copy booting software to /sbin rather than initramfs? by "Canek Peláez Valdés"
Canek Peláez Valdés wrote:
> On Wed, Apr 4, 2012 at 4:54 AM, Dale <rdalek1967@×××××.com> wrote: >> Neil Bothwick wrote: >>> On Wed, 04 Apr 2012 04:05:27 -0500, Dale wrote: >>> >>>> It's a bug. Roach report here: >>>> >>>> >>>> >>>> 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 :-) :-) -- I am only responsible for what I said ... Not for what you understood or how you interpreted my words! Miss the compile output? Hint: EMERGE_DEFAULT_OPTS="--quiet-build=n"