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Bug 227707 - Volume groups not made available prior to init_crypto and fsck
Summary: Volume groups not made available prior to init_crypto and fsck
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 221304
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: initscripts
Version: 6
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Bill Nottingham
QA Contact: Brock Organ
Whiteboard: bzcl34nup
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2007-02-07 18:02 UTC by Robert Hare
Modified: 2014-03-17 03:05 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

Fixed In Version:
Doc Type: Bug Fix
Doc Text:
Clone Of:
Last Closed: 2008-04-09 20:05:39 UTC

Attachments (Terms of Use)
rc.sysinit patch to call vgchange prior to first init_crypto call. (deleted)
2007-02-07 18:02 UTC, Robert Hare
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Description Robert Hare 2007-02-07 18:02:57 UTC
Description of problem:
If a machine has more than one volume group, only the volume group that contains
the root partition appears to be made available (messages output write before
rc.sysinit is called show this).  Then if the partition is encrypted and an
entry in /etc/crypttab, the mapping will not occur since it's not available,
next, if the partition is in /etc/fstab for mounting, it will then fail the fsck
checks and drop to single user to correct the problem.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:
Every time.

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Create a second volume group
2. Create a encrypted (I used luks) partition on it.
3. Add an entry to /etc/cryttab for the partition
4. Add an entry to /etc/fstab for the partition.
Actual results:
fsck fails because the crypto mapping was never done and the machine drops to
single user mode to fix the problem.

Expected results:
Filesystems mounted as expected.

Additional info:
Moving the vgchange in the script (rc.sysinit) to occur before the first
init_crypto call solves the problem for myself, not sure if it might break other
things (patch for the change attached).

Comment 1 Robert Hare 2007-02-07 18:02:57 UTC
Created attachment 147578 [details]
rc.sysinit patch to call vgchange prior to first init_crypto call.

Comment 2 Bug Zapper 2008-04-04 06:08:33 UTC
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Comment 3 Charles R. Anderson 2008-04-09 20:05:39 UTC

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 221304 ***

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