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Re: Recent Debian Preseed Error: "Logical Volume Manager not available"

Chris Hiestand wrote:
> I've had a stable, working, preseed configuration with no changes
> other than downloading the latest stable debian releases (netboot
> images). Suddenly partman has stopped working in my preseed:

If you swap back in the previous netboot image does that restore the
working behavior?  If so then that would be a strong indicator of a
bug in the latest files.  It would warrant a bug report in that case.

> Did the new kernel release drop LVM support, despite being required
> by preseed partman? Is anyone else having this problem?

Since I am using a Stable netboot I am not updating it until Wheezy.
So I can't confirm or deny the problem here.  But I did have other

> I'm not even creating an LVM-managed partition, just a basic one:
> > d-i partman-partitioning/confirm_write_new_label boolean true
> > d-i partman/choose_partition select finish
> > d-i partman/confirm boolean true
> > d-i partman/confirm_nooverwrite boolean true
> > 
> > d-i partman-lvm/device_remove_lvm boolean true
> > d-i partman-md/device_remove_md boolean true
> > 
> > d-i partman/mount_style select uuid
> > d-i partman/default_filesystem string ext4
> > 
> > partman-auto partman-auto/disk string /dev/sda

> > partman-auto partman-auto/init_automatically_partition \
> >   select Guided - use the entire disk

Interesting.  I have never had to set that value.

> > partman-auto partman-auto/method string regular

I have always had to set the recipe too.  Such as atomic.  Or other.

  d-i partman-auto/choose_recipe select atomic


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