[linux-lvm] autoactivation fails

Christian Hesse list at eworm.de
Tue May 26 12:05:34 UTC 2015

Ondrej Kozina <okozina at redhat.com> on Tue, 2015/05/26 10:49:
> On 05/26/2015 10:06 AM, Christian Hesse wrote:
> > Christian Hesse <list at eworm.de> on Mon, 2015/05/25 18:36:
> >
> > Actually running v2.02.220 with commit f8bf6410 on top. Volumes are
> > activated, but udev reports:
> >
> > timeout, giving up waiting for workers to finish
> >
> > This adds a boot delay of 30 seconds. Not perfectly sure if this is an
> > lvm2 issue though, chances are that this is caused by systemd v220
> > update. Any ideas?
> Could you try to boot with udev in debug mode? I'm not sure if it's same 
> as with Fedora distribution. It should be enough to put 'debug' keyword 
> among kernel parameters, though I'm not sure about Arch Linux distribution.
> Paste udev debug messages here. Look for lines containing pvscan but the 
> reason for such timeout may be completely lvm2 unrelated.
> Also I'm slightly confused here. Do we speak about system w/o systemd 
> involved at all? Or do Arch Linux boot to initramfs w/o systemd and 
> switch to systemd after root being actually mounted?
> And on last question, do you ship upstream udev rules or do you install 
> Arch Linux specific rules?

First of all... It's not related to lvm2.
Even a system without lvm2 hook in initramfs is effected.

Looks like this is an upstream udev issue:

I will not bother you with any details of my system. ;)

Thanks a lot anyway!
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