[linux-lvm] Why LVM doesn't send the dm-thin delete message immediately after volume creation failure

Ming-Hung Tsai mingnus at gmail.com
Mon Dec 4 04:30:58 UTC 2017

Hi All,

I'm not sure if it is a bug or an intention. If there's error in
volume creation, the function _lv_create_an_lv() invokes lv_remove()
to delete the newly created volume. However, in the case of creating
thin volumes, it just queues a "delete" message without sending it
immediately. The pending message won't be process until the next

Why not send it before the end of _lv_create_an_lv(), to ensure the
synchronization between LVM and kernel? (i.e., no dangling volume in
kernel metadata, and the transaction ID is also synced)

Ming-Hung Tsai

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