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From: Roger Heflin <>
To: LVM general discussion and development <>
Subject: Re: [linux-lvm] Issue after upgrading the LVM2 package from 2.02.176 to 2.02.180
Date: Mon, 14 Sep 2020 09:58:45 -0500	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <>

In general I would suggest fully disabling lvmetad from the config
files and from being started up.

Issues around it not answering (like above) and answering but somehow
having stale/wrong info have burned me too many times to trust it.  It
may be a lvmetad bug, or be udevd weirdness.

The only significant improvement it makes is it reduces the lvm
command time on installs with significant numbers of devices, but
given that the info has been wrong often enough that is not worth the

On Mon, Sep 14, 2020 at 2:25 AM KrishnaMurali Chennuboina
<> wrote:
> Hi Team,
> While trying to analyze one the issue, we felt that upgrading the current LVM2 package in our repository will be the best approach.
> As part of that, we have updated the respective package from  2.02.176 to 2.02.180. We have verified the same and booted x86_64 hardware without any issues.
> But while trying to boot mips64 hardware we have started observing the below issue.  Providing the snippet of the log,
> # executing command: vgchange -an
> (status, output): (0,   WARNING: Failed to connect to lvmetad. Falling back to device scanning.)
>   WARNING: Failed to connect to lvmetad. Falling back to device scanning.
> Attached the detailed log for reference. There is no other change included other than the LVM2 update.
> LVM2 Version: 2.02.176
> Updated LVM2 version: 2.02.180
> Please share inputs on why this issue is being observed with .180 version?
> Please let me know if i can share any other information.
> Thanks.
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  reply	other threads:[~2020-09-14 14:59 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 8+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-09-10 13:53 [linux-lvm] Issue after upgrading the LVM2 package from 2.02.176 to 2.02.180 KrishnaMurali Chennuboina
2020-09-14 14:58 ` Roger Heflin [this message]
2020-09-14 15:19   ` KrishnaMurali Chennuboina
2020-09-15 11:05     ` Roger Heflin
2020-09-15 12:58       ` KrishnaMurali Chennuboina
2020-09-15 17:01         ` KrishnaMurali Chennuboina
2020-09-17 16:26           ` Roger Heflin
2020-09-15 18:46       ` Zdenek Kabelac

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