Talk:Create root filesystem snapshots with LVM

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Grub2 doesn't boot with the root volume snapshot on - it gets to this:

Waiting 10 seconds for device /dev/mapper/ ... ERROR: Unable to find root device You are being dropped to a recovery shell

If you type exit at the prompt the boot sequence occasionally resumes, or you can mount the /dev/mapper/... under / and type exit. But this is not a real solution, something needs to be fixed in mkinitcpio. Hint: "mount: /dev/mapper/myvg-mylv is already mounted or /new_root busy"

Also 'grub-mkconfig -o /boot/grub/grub.cfg' hangs when the root lvm snapshot is on :-(

(Jaro3 (talk) 02:26, 2 April 2014 (UTC))

dmeventd.service still hangs on shutdown with active snapshots (2018-13-01)

Seems to be a seven year old dispute between LVM2 and systemd over who should be responsible for fixing this. Since users aren't paying, there is little pressure to resolve this. —This unsigned comment is by Pswinslow (talk) 04:40, 14 January 2018. Please sign your posts with ~~~~!