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Bug#287047: debian-installer: LVM, hangs while populating /dev if no disk in the 2nd CDROM drive

Package: debian-installer
Severity: normal


I've tested the netinst image got on 20041220 for i386 and installed a lvm based

I've 2 CDROM drives: /dev/hdc which is a burner with the D-I CD mounted in and
/dev/hdd which is a CDROM reader.

If there is no disk in /dev/hdd then the installer enters a endless loop
probing the CDROM (led blinking). I had to put a disk in the drive to have the
process to complete (successfully).

In /etc/lvm/lvm/conf there is a filter on /dev/cdrom:

    # Exclude the cdrom drive
        filter = [ "r|/dev/cdrom|" ]

I think a filter on the second drive should sove this problem.



-- System Information:
Debian Release: 3.1
  APT prefers unstable
  APT policy: (500, 'unstable')
Architecture: i386 (i586)
Kernel: Linux 2.6.9-k6-8
Locale: LANG=fr_FR@euro, LC_CTYPE=fr_FR@euro (charmap=ISO-8859-15)

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