Bug#346329: [Pkg-sysvinit-devel] Bug#346329: swap on LVM

Henrique de Moraes Holschuh hmh at debian.org
Sat Jan 7 09:40:22 UTC 2006

On Fri, 06 Jan 2006, Joel Johnson wrote:
> However, I have my swap located on an LVM volume, and the dm_mod isn't

So do I.

> loaded until later (libdevmapper1.02) so attempting to activate the swap
> is futile. The script should check if the fstab entry is /dev/mapper/* and

The swap could be, e.g, in /dev/<vg name>/<whatever name the lv has>.

Then we have the miriad of ways device mapper could be activated: lvm, evms,
etc...  and also dm­based RAID.  Argh.

I really don't know how useful trying to make those checks even more
comprehensive will be.

  "One disk to rule them all, One disk to find them. One disk to bring
  them all and in the darkness grind them. In the Land of Redmond
  where the shadows lie." -- The Silicon Valley Tarot
  Henrique Holschuh

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