[linux-lvm] guruplug 2.6.37 lvm2 problem

Milan Broz mbroz at redhat.com
Wed Feb 2 15:31:30 UTC 2011

On 01/27/2011 07:25 PM, Jason wrote:
> I have a small problem that's I've been beating my head against for two 
> days.
> I've installed debian onto an sdcard according to [1].  This required a 
> new U-boot [2].  For grins, I chose encrypted LVM.  It works fine with 
> the kernel [3].  However, I'm trying to get 2.6.37 
> vanilla to work.
> I think I'm almost there except that lvm2 segfaults every time right 
> after I enter the password.  So, I jumped into initramfs and ran 'lvm 
> pvscan -v -v -v -v' for both kernels.  Here's the output:

GuruPlug is ARM arch, right?

Can you recompile lvm without O_DIRECT support (--disable-o_direct)
and try it again?

I know that ARM had wrongly implemented direct-io (it was kernel problem),
so let's try this first.


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