Not all fixed. Re: Has anybody had good luck using FAI where it repartitions on a system that previously contained an lvm setup?

Thomas Neumann blacky+fai at
Wed Jul 24 11:27:20 CEST 2013

On Tuesday 23 July 2013 14:17:12 Ken Hahn wrote:
> 4.0.6 setup-storage has significant issues with lvm.  Even after fixing
> the problem with liblinux-lvm-perl, setup-storage has problems with
> wipefs.
> In my case I error out with:
> Executing: wipefs -a vg/fscache
> ...
> wipefs: error: vg/fscache: probing initialization failed
> I don't see how that code every could have worked because I don't think
> that $vg/$lv could ever be a valid path for the wipefs command.  This is
> clearly what the code is trying to do.  Was this ever tested?

Ah yes. That's also something I found in 'setup-storage_1.4' and fixed in 
'setup-storage_1.4+ami'. (posted to linux-fai-devel in Sep 2012)


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