[linux-lvm] vgscan segfault at bootup

Dan Amthor groups at lonx.net
Sat Apr 13 07:39:02 UTC 2002

On Friday 12 April 2002 14:03, you wrote:
> Yesterday, after some time, I tried to boot SuSE 7.3. During bootup,
> vgscan secfaulted, leaving me without /usr, /opt and /home, which is
> not really useful. What do I need to do to recover? At least most of
> the VGs are used by both systems and I do not want to destroy them.
Hi, could not follow all the thread, just as a snippet. I had this occur 
and I disabled vgscan ("mv /sbin/vgscan /sbin/vgscan.BROKEN; echo "vgscan is 
kaputt" > /sbin/vgscan") 
That sort of handeled it, as vgscan is not needed at bootup, a "vgchange -a 
y" is sufficient.


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