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Re: sid dist-upgrade: lvm2 conflicts with devicekit-disks so systems with / on lvm2 killed

On Fri, Oct 16, 2009 at 2:54 AM, Mitchell Laks <mlaks@post.harvard.edu> wrote:
> Hi,
> I recently  did a sid dist-upgrade, and could no longer boot using linux-image-2.6.30-2-686-bigmem kernel
> and had to boot off an old 2.6.26 kernel.
> The reason is that gnome-control-center and other gnome stuff bring in devicekit-disks
> and
> 1. lvm2 requires dmsetup
> 2. devicekit-disks conflicts with dmsetup
> 3. gnome-control-center and other gnome crap need devicekit-disks
> 4. so lvm2 and dmsetup get kicked out to rc status
> 5. then you can't boot with your kernel if / is on lvm2
This is a known issue [1] (I don't known why this link didn't appear
here in previous replies)
Sure Michael and Bastian will solve it in short

[1] http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=545032

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