[Rear-users] Antw: Rear + LVM

Gratien D'haese gratien.dhaese at it3.be
Thu Dec 16 20:28:50 CET 2010


Is some-one able to show me the bad output?
I never came across this kind of behavior.

thx,
Gratien

On 14 Dec 2010, at 13:31, Rene Fassl wrote:

> Hi,
>  
> I'm using OpenSuse 11.3 with rear and had a similar problem with using LVM on root.
> Also got a list of empty devices, but didn't know where it came from.
>  
> Unfortunately I didn't investigate the cause of the problem but fixed it with the following "dirty" hack:
> Edit the file /usr/share/rear/dr/GNU/Linux/29_find_required_devices.sh und replace the following line
>  
> (somewhere near line 80)
> find $VAR_DIR/recovery -name depends -exec cat '{}' \; | sort -u
>  
> with
>  
> find $VAR_DIR/recovery -name depends -exec cat '{}' \; | sort -u  | grep -v "^$"
>  
> For some reason there are empty lines in the output of the find command which I just "grepped" away.
>  
> Hopefully it helps!
> Kind Regards,
> René
> 
> 
> >>> Stefan Bogner <sbogner at novell.com> 14.12.2010 12:25 >>>
> Hello, 
> 
> I have a situation where "rear mkrescue" does not find any physical devices on 
> SLES11. From what I read it should work fine even if root is on LVM, shouldn't 
> it? Are there any known issues? 
> 
> Thanks
> Stefan

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