[linux-lvm] devices.filter changed behaviour in 80ac8f37d6

Peter Rajnoha prajnoha at redhat.com
Mon Sep 7 07:30:24 UTC 2015

On 09/05/2015 01:56 PM, Chris Webb wrote:
> Our hosts use local md arrays as LVM2 PVs in a very straightforward way.
> They also have lots of slower iscsi devices which LVM shouldn't scan or
> touch, so we use a simple filter in lvm.conf:
>     devices {
>       filter = [ "a|^/dev/md.*|", "r|.*|" ]
>     }
> Upon upgrading from lvm-2.02.106 to 2.02.129, commands like lvdisplay
> and lvs dramatically slowed down. Investigating, we found the filter
> wasn't excluding the unwanted devices anymore: they were being scanned
> despite being explicitly excluded.

I'll check it, thanks for the report...


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