pvscan and vgscan segfault during boot
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SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 Service Pack 3
Waiting for udev to settle...
Scanning for LVM volume groups...
/etc/init.d/boot.lvm: line 29: 13659 Segmentation fault
/sbin/vgscan --mknodes Activating LVM volume groups...
/etc/init.d/boot.lvm: line 29: 13660 Segmentation fault
/sbin/vgchange -a y $LVM_VGS_ACTIVATED_ON_BOOT ..failed Waiting for /dev/vg01/home
System boots into single mode, where manual vgscan's and pvscan's also segfault.
The problem is triggered by differences in the size of device names:
for example79 character names like
and smaller names like
A reboot, sometimes two or three, resolves the problem.
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- Document ID:7004924
- Creation Date:24-NOV-09
- Modified Date:08-NOV-12
- SUSESUSE Linux Enterprise Server
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