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Bug#502618: partman: /dev/mapper/vg0-home is apparently in use by the system

On Sat, Oct 18, 2008 at 06:01:12PM +0200, Jeroen Dekkers wrote:
> I currently have the same problem. The reason the logical volume is in
> use seems to be that when you finish partitioning and partman goes to
> the stage of creating the filesystems, the system has suddenly created
> partitions on top of the volumes. That means there is a
> /dev/mapper/vg0-homep1, which uses /dev/mapper/vg0-home and makes it
> impossible to create a filesystem there.

Yes, that's exactly the situation on my system. I tried installing
twice today, and in the first attempt it even showed the homep1 LV in
the partition list in the Installer. In the second attempt, it didn't,
but the homep1 LV was there when I looked in /dev/mapper.


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