Bug 1493604 - [RFE] lvm2 should validate in front of conversion action configured tools are in place
Summary: [RFE] lvm2 should validate in front of conversion action configured tools a...
Status: NEW
Alias: None
Product: LVM and device-mapper
Classification: Community
Component: lvm2
Version: 2.02.175
Hardware: Unspecified
OS: Unspecified
Target Milestone: ---
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Assignee: LVM and device-mapper development team
QA Contact: cluster-qe@redhat.com
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2017-09-20 15:03 UTC by Zdenek Kabelac
Modified: 2017-09-20 15:03 UTC (History)
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Description Zdenek Kabelac 2017-09-20 15:03:41 UTC
Description of problem:

When user is creating cache-pool/cache or thin-pool without presence of tools configured in lvm.conf - it leaves user in trouble-some position of having volumes that cannot be reactivated next time user needs them - which is mainly for cached LVs problematic as user will experience message like:

# lvchange -ay vg
  /usr/sbin/cache_check: execvp failed: No such file or directory
  Check of pool vg/lvol2 failed (status:2). Manual repair required!

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How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. cache LV without d-m-p-d toolss

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Expected results:
Prevent action to even start start if tools are not present.

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