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

Ken Hahn khahn at
Wed Jul 24 15:21:57 CEST 2013

Is there a reason it wasn't merged into the release?


Thomas Neumann <blacky+fai at> wrote:
>On Tuesday 23 July 2013 14:17:12 Ken Hahn wrote:
>> 4.0.6 setup-storage has significant issues with lvm.  Even after
>> 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
>> that $vg/$lv could ever be a valid path for the wipefs command.  This
>> 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
>'setup-storage_1.4+ami'. (posted to linux-fai-devel in Sep 2012)

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