Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 813798
LVM on LUKS stopped recognizing LVM physical volume
Last modified: 2013-02-13 11:27:16 EST
Description of problem:
I have an encrypted setup with LVM on LUKS created by Fedora:
- one physical partition
- encrypted using LUKS
- inside LUKS container is LVM physical volume spanning across whole container
- inside LVM there are partitions /(root), /home/, /swap
After failed hibernation attempt system stopped booting:
- system starts and asks for password
- opens LUKS volume
- LVM fails to detect, that contents of LUKS volume are actually LVM, so it does not create device for root partition etc. - boot drops to dracut console
If I use less and examine contents of /dev/mapper/LUKS_...., at the beginning I see plain text LVM configuration in several versions with similiar date and time - steps made by Fedora installer in order to create root, home etc. partitions.
This failure is fatal for my end user and even for me. I will attempt repair using "pvcreate --restore" after I image the disk, but possibility of such failure is critical.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Fedora kernel 3.1.9
Don't know, how I got there. But failure repeats every time I boot.
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