- Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8
- Dell ScaleIO block device.
- VG doesn't get activated at boot time which is coming from
sciniblock device in RHEL 8.
Scinidevices are the intellectual property of
Dell EMC, It is advised to reach out to a vendor.
- There is race condition between
ScaleIO devices(scini). The
scini servicewhich is required to create scini backed devices is starting in the later stage of the boot process while the
lvm2-activationservice starts earlier which causes lvm volumes to be left deactivated.
- Underline file system logs a
timedout message at boot time in journal logs.
Jun 01 19:32:35 client.example.com systemd: grid.mount: Job grid.mount/start failed with result 'dependency'. Jun 01 19:32:35 client.example.com systemd: dev-mapper-grid_vg\x2dgrid_lv.device: Job dev-mapper-grid_vg\x2dgrid_lv.device/start failed with result 'timeout'. Jun 01 19:32:35 client.example.com systemd: dev-mapper-oracle_vg\x2doracle_lv.device: Job dev-mapper-oracle_vg\x2doracle_lv.device/start timed out. Jun 01 19:32:35 client.example.com systemd: Timed out waiting for device dev-mapper-oracle_vg\x2doracle_lv.device.
lvscancommand shows logical volume as
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