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mdadm software RAID isn't assembled at boot during initramfs stage

First, I prefer to mention I've found and read this. I'm running Debian Jessie with a standard 3.16 kernel. I've manually defined a RAID1 array. But it is not assembled automatically at boot time. ...
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Arch cryptsetup hangs on 'waiting for zero'

Cryptsetup was working flawlessly for months, but something I did today on my system now makes it hang: # cryptsetup --debug --verbose luksOpen /dev/sdb home --key-file=/home.key --verbose ... Key ...
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Setup udev rules for: Multipathed SAN disks for Oracle ASM disks

I have just been given a new assignment to put up an Oracle RAC instance on a physical server. The RAW SAN disks will be presented to the server and have multiple paths. We do NOT have ASMlib as it ...
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Preventing privileged users from running “udevadm trigger”

My situation is this: we run Red Hat 6.x for some Oracle database servers, and use udev rules to maintain ownership and permissions of raw volumes (LUNs from SAN) so that Oracle can use them as ASM ...
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Ubuntu Hardy : Testing for environment variables in udev rules doesn't seem to work

I have a Ubuntu 8.04 LTS (server edition), and I need to write a udev rule for it to act upon plugging a USB thumb drive. However, I need a different action depending on the filesystem of the drive. I ...
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Control /dev/pts/* assignments

I am trying to find a way to create a udev rule for a network connected terminal? Basically I need the rule to say a specific MAC address, or IP, is always assigned pseudo terminal /dev/pts/5 for ...
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Can't upgrade/restart services after apt-get autoremove

I can't restart apache2 or something else after I did apt-get autoremove. service apache2 restart Failed to restart apache2.service: Launch helper exited with unknown return code 1 I tried ...
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udev rule not applied during boottime but applied with 'udevadm trigger' command

I have the following udev rule to set readahead: [/etc/udev/rules.d] # cat 99-readahead.rules ACTION!="add|change", GOTO="ra_end" KERNEL=="sdc", SUBSYSTEM=="block", RUN+="/sbin/blockdev --setra 256 ...
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udev rule not applied on boot for mounted disk

I'm trying to persist a readahead rule on a mounted drive to use with mongodb. The mount is persisted using /etc/fstab and that works as expected. I have added a udev rule ACTION=="add", ...
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Is it possible to write a udev rule to keep other udev rules from running?

This http://reactivated.net/writing_udev_rules.html says It is important to understand that udev will not stop processing when it finds a matching rule, it will continue searching and attempt ...
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Disk renaming udev rule

I have two separate controllers, SATA and PATA. I would like to rename drives connected to the PATA to hd[a-z], and their partitions to hd[a-z][0-9]. # udevadm info -a -p /sys/block/sdd [...] ...
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udev rule execute 2 times

I've written a udev rule like this: SUBSYSTEM=="usb", ACTION=="add", RUN+="//root/usbmon/usb add %b" SUBSYSTEM=="usb", ACTION=="remove", RUN+="//root/usbmon/usb remove %b" now this usb script sends ...
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udev rules in ubuntu

I was setting up some udev rules in Ubuntu 12.04 for my APC UPSs and I was using the included *-net.rules as reference. When I used ATTR{}=="" matching in my -ups.rules though it didn't work, I had ...
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Udev is creating too many devices

I have built a kernel and root file system for a vortexS86 processor using OpenEmbedded. When it comes up I have hundreds of device entries in the /dev directory. This include such items as: ...
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Can 'or' logic be used in UDEV for mounting drive with unique UUIDs?

We do a back-up to a LaCie external rugged drive. The drive is then swapped with it's twin in the safe deposit box. While the drives have different serial numbers, for the servers purposes they are ...
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Posix map fs path to syspath

Is there a safe way to map a filesystem path to a /sys/block/ node. For instance on my system (Ubuntu) my / path is mounted from /dev/disk/by-uuid/7f6a93a7-1e63-48a3-a7e3-b336a2f9dbf7 which is a ...
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location of 70-persistent-net.rules in Centos 7

Please, give me a clue, where it's located? it's not under /etc/udev/rules.d anymore # find / -name "*persistent-net.rules" didn't find anything...
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what is the use of /etc/udev/rules.d/70-persistent-net.rules file in rhel?

what is the use of /etc/udev/rules.d/70-persistent-net.rules file in linux? is anyother way to change interface name in linux other than 70-persistent-net.rules? Thanks.
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Script triggered by udev to examine partition tables and test if it's a ceph disk

I'm wanting to trigger using udev under CoreOS a script on disk add/remove. The purpose/goal is to automatically mount ceph data partitions to a specific directory in preparation for ...
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How can I have Linux execute a bash script when a specific disk is hotswapped in?

I have a set of hard drives which are rotated for offsite backup. There are several steps that need to be performed when one of the disks is reinserted which I've rolled into a simple bash script. ...
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Can udev be 'restarted' without a reboot?

For the general case let's say that the virtual adapter for eth0 has been removed and replaced with another one. Either due to cloning or, more recently, a rash of MAC address conflicts. [Yes, a rash ...
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Force libvirt to pass always the same device number to the guest on USB device reconnection

I have a HP plotter connected with a USB cable to a debian server through a USB hub. On the server there is a virtualized Windows XP. Everytime I reboot the plotter a different device number is ...
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udev attribute cannot be set on boot

I'm setting up SR-IOV for my Intel I350 igb on CentOS 6.6 (2.6.32-504.el6.x86_64, udev 147) using udev. I have modified a rule I used in CentOS 7 (3.10.0-123.el7.x86_64, udev 208). When I do "udevadm ...
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Boot failure with root on MD (RAID1) + LVM: udev event timing

A fresh install of Ubuntu Server 13.10 (x64) is having problems booting from its root volume located in md+lvm. I've kludged a solution for now, but I'd like to understand more about what's going on ...
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udev rule running setserial low_latency don't work

My server runs Ubuntu 14.04.1. I created udev rules in /etc/udev/rules.d/09-pps.rules to get GPS with PPS support work. KERNEL=="ttyS0", SYMLINK+="gps0", MODE="0666" KERNEL=="ttyS0", ...
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Why is my eth0 called eno16777736?

I've seen http://www.freedesktop.org/wiki/Software/systemd/PredictableNetworkInterfaceNames/, which describes the rationale for consistent/predictable device naming, and then the rules by which device ...
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Are /dev/disk/by-id symlinks unreliable?

I am provisioning a Nova server and Cinder volumes using a Heat template. In order to identify the Cinder volumes attached to my OpenStack server I would like to use the /dev/disk/by-id/... symlinks ...
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How to write rules for persistent net names?

I know that a process generates persistent network card names based on rules found in /lib/udev/rules.d/75-persistent-net-generator.rules. I also know how to completely disable this process with a ...
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Persistent changes to /proc/sys/sunrpc/tcp_slot_table_entries

I'm trying to make a persistent change to sunrpc.tcp_slot_table_entries on a Linux CentOS 5.5. This value has been found important for the performance of our NFS clients, and must be set before the ...
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Why did rebooting cause one side of my ZFS mirror to become UNAVAIL?

I just recently migrated a bulk data storage pool (ZFS On Linux 0.6.2, Debian Wheezy) from a single-device vdev configuration to a two-way mirror vdev configuration. The previous pool configuration ...
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Consistent Naming of 10gbps Interfaces on Dell Host

I have some Dell hosts in our environment. I would like to be able to provide consistent network interface naming across platforms. I know that biosdevname attempts to make the interfaces consistent ...
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LVM: Duplicate VG name VolGroup00

I'm on a server that shows a duplicate VG name. How can I rename one of these VolGroups to get rid of this conflict? [root@dev-server dev]# lvs WARNING: Duplicate VG name VolGroup00: ...
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Execute a command when a device is connected via USB

I currently have a system that backs up my Linux server onto a USB storage device on /media/usb. This all works correctly. However, I actually have 2 drives which we try to swap on a daily basis. Is ...
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Ubuntu: disable udev's persistent-net-generator.rules

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS server edition and I am modifying /etc/udev/rules.d/70-persistent-net.rules to define my own mappings of ethernet interfaces to MAC addresses; that file is initially ...
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howto remove udev from centos(lxc-guest) without dependencies

i downloaded a openvz template for my lxc server to create a new centos 6.3 guest. Now the guest is not starting because udev is hanging in the boot process. Last time i didn't had this problem but ...
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How to change persistent-net-generator.rules to be PCI bus dependent and not MAC based?

I am using CentOS 6.2 with VMware. I often have to clone my systems. Every time I clone it is adds a new rule to 70-persistent-net.rules file like so. SUBSYSTEM=="net", ACTION=="add", DRIVERS=="?*", ...
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How to make RHEL have persistent local hdd name?

I have 2 identical Dell R720 servers running identical Oracle Enterprise Linux(RHEL)6.4. Both servers (supposedly) configured in exactly the same way. However, one of the servers is behaving ...
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ID_FS_LABEL empty for luks volume

I have an LUKS encrypted partition on a disk. I would like to label it and have it available at /dev/disk/by-label. The value used is ID_FS_LABEL to create the link in /dev/disk/by-label. That value ...
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Creating Persistent Drive Labels With UDEV Using /dev/disk/by-path

I have a new BackBlaze Pod (BackBlaze Pod 2.0). It has 45 3TB drives and they when I first set it up they were labeled /dev/sda through /dev/sdz and /dev/sdaa through /dev/sdas. I used mdadm to ...
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Linux “/dev/SDA” goes read only file system on SDB device failure [closed]

i have a very peculiar issue that is running in my system. Using debian linux : My system boots up very normally with a primary and secondary hard disk. suddenly my secondary hard disk fails with ...
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How can I inform a script called from a udev rule of the device that triggered the rule?

I've got a udev rule ACTION=="add", SUBSYSTEM=="block", KERNEL=="vd[c-z]", ENV{DEVICE_NAME}="KERNEL" RUN+="/usr/local/bin/udevtest" where devices vd[c-z] trigger the rule and call my script. I am ...
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How to find device in /dev

I have added a new virtual pci device to my debian6 VM (Virtual Machine). I can see the device via "lspci" command, but I cannot find it in /dev. Is it because it's not installed properly or it needs ...
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tape changers on Centos 6 enter flurry of activity upon boot, at udev start

I have two tape-changer robots (Quantum Superloader 3), one with parallel SCSI connectivity, the other with SAS. They were connected to a Centos 5 server, and boot would proceed normally. They are ...
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/lib/udev/net.agent causing high CPU usage

We have a number of Soekris boxes running Debian Squeeze. They were installed through an automated process consisting of using deboostrap and copying it unto a Compact Flash card. We use puppet to ...
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udev rule for disconnection and hibernate/suspend

I have an external hard drive which contains different GPT partitions. One of them is a LVM partition. This partition is contained in a LVM volume group (called "volga"), which in turns splits into ...
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How do you specify static mount points for removable usb drives?

I have a bunch of usb ports and hubs. When you attach usb thumb drives, Linux assigns them to virtual block devices on a first-come first-serve basis. It creates sdd, sde, sdf, and so on, regardless ...
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hotplugging drives from a fibre-channel cabin reports wrong size

First thing, we are not even sure this is a udev problem, but we need somewhere to start asking... We have a Hitachi fibre-channel SAN serving volumes to a couple of machines running ubuntu server ...
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Linux console - programmatical detection of which device a USB storage is assigned to

Every morning 9am we plug an external HD to our office server (always to the same USB port). Every day the HD is new, but all of them are made by the same manufacturer (Freecom). Everyday at 12am, a ...
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How to restart udevd on RH/CentOS system?

For udevd there is no init.d script and manual page is not indicating how to restart it either. The process is holding a deleted file (lsof shows) and I need to release it by restarting udevd. How to ...
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udisks-daemon eating up all my memory

I'm operating a little storage server on debian, over the past months I've noticed the process udisks-daemon eating up almost all available memory. Is this just really aggressive caching or a memory ...