[Pkg-cryptsetup-devel] Bug#406697: bug #406697: advice needed

Jonas Meurer jonas at freesources.org
Sat Feb 2 14:44:18 UTC 2008

On 30/01/2008 Marco d'Itri wrote:
> > I believe that the bug reported at http://bugs.debian.org/406697 is not
> > really an issue with cryptsetup but rather with udev. Can you agree on
> > that? If so, I'd like to reassign the bugreport to udev.
> I do not understand what udev should do about this.

Hey Marco,

If you read the bugreport log, you might have found the following

On Wed, 17 Jan 2007 22:16:17 +0100, David Härdeman wrote:
> On Wed, Jan 17, 2007 at 12:15:56PM +0100, Frans Pop wrote:
> >I'm now starting to think that the problem could be that the
> >'udevd --daemon' process has already been killed during S20sendsigs.
> >That would explain that even if events are still generated, they are no
> >longer processed and thus the devices remain present.
> >
> >[...]
> >
> >I've just verified that udevd is indeed no longer running at the time
> >crypto and lvm are shut down.
> Ok, udev creates the /dev/dm-* devices and also removes them. At the
> time the cryptdisks scripts are executed at shutdown, udev is not
> running (as FJP said).
> The proper "fix" for this seems to be a post-Etch thing (involving
> changes in the kernel, udev and libdevmapper), and the issue seems
> mostly cosmetical, so I'll mark the bug as such.

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