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Re: RC dependencies and LVM
On Thu, 16 Apr 2009 00:58:50 +0200
Joerg Sonnenberger <joerg%britannica.bec.de@localhost> wrote:
> Hi all,
> attached is a patch to change the dependencies during early boot.
> The current mechanism runs all disk scripts before swap is configured.
> swap itself is required by fsck, which in turn is required to mount
> the root filesystem. This is bad for LVM as it needs a writable /dev.
> The patch splits things up:
> First, fsck of / and mounting it.
> Second, run the "DISKS" scripts.
> Third, setup swap and fsck.
> Fourth, mount other local filesystems.
> Other effects of the patch:
> - run wdogctl before mounting root
> - run rndctl after wdogctl, but before disks and cgd
> Comments? Testers?
What about savecore? Savecore presumably requires a clean file system,
but it needs to read from swap. (I realize that that's a problem now,
if fsck actually swaps as opposed to just needing the service available
in case it does.)
--Steve Bellovin, http://www.cs.columbia.edu/~smb
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