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Re: Has anyone read bug #768897?

On Tue, Nov 18, 2014 at 10:34:12PM -0600, Drake Wilson wrote:
> Greetings!  Sorry to bother you all---I filed bug #768897 re destroying LVM+LUKS
> volumes about nine days ago, and I'm curious whether anyone's planning a fix yet.
> While I now know how to avoid it personally, and I realize not much time has
> passed, I gather ambiently that jessie is coming up soon.  I've confirmed that the
> partman-lvm 99 in the latest weekly debian-testing-amd64-netinst.iso does the same
> thing reported in the bug, as does the debian-jessie-DI-b2-amd64-i386-netinst.iso
> I saw mentioned elsewhere on this list.  The behavior is both quiet and very nasty
> in certain situations, and I'd rather users installing jessie be less likely to
> lose several filesystems like I did...
> Not necessarily looking for a lengthy reply, just any kind of acknowledgment that
> you've seen it,  or even a straight-out "that's purely pilot error, wontfix".  I
> can also try to formulate a patch if desired.  Thanks for whatever you can provide.

Well I can tell you I did read it, but I am a user, not a DD, and have
no experience with LUKS.  The problem does sound pretty bad to me though.

Len Sorensen

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