Bug 1261070 - Reproducible LVM errors on a few systems when .cache file contains a device that is no longer on the system
Reproducible LVM errors on a few systems when .cache file contains a device t...
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
Classification: Red Hat
Component: lvm2 (Show other bugs)
All Linux
high Severity high
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Assigned To: LVM and device-mapper development team
: ZStream
Depends On: 1260194
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Reported: 2015-09-08 10:07 EDT by Jan Kurik
Modified: 2015-09-21 08:48 EDT (History)
12 users (show)

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Fixed In Version: lvm2-2.02.111-2.el6_6.6
Doc Type: Bug Fix
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When the /etc/lvm/cache/.cache file contained an entry that did not exist, the code processed an uninitialized structure which led to unreliable behavior. As a consequence, an error message referencing an undefined (major, minor) pair was returned. With this update, non-existent devices are handled correctly while processing the .cache file, and the aforementioned error message is no longer generated.
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Clone Of: 1260194
Last Closed: 2015-09-21 08:48:06 EDT
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Description Jan Kurik 2015-09-08 10:07:10 EDT
This bug has been copied from bug #1260194 and has been proposed
to be backported to 6.6 z-stream (EUS).
Comment 6 errata-xmlrpc 2015-09-21 08:48:06 EDT
Since the problem described in this bug report should be
resolved in a recent advisory, it has been closed with a
resolution of ERRATA.

For information on the advisory, and where to find the updated
files, follow the link below.

If the solution does not work for you, open a new bug report.


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