[Assist] Last upgrade broke lvm2 and I can't boot

Jorge Araya Navarro elcorreo at deshackra.com
Mon Nov 21 20:50:45 GMT 2016

cool, thanks man!

El lunes 21 de noviembre del 2016 a las 1728 horas, André Silva escribió:

> I moved to mkinitcpio running as pacman hook to fix lvm2 breakage
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> On 11/20/2016 07:47 AM, Jorge Araya Navarro wrote:
>> Thank God All-Mighty I remembered having Parabola installed in my portable hard driver, everything I had to do in GRUB command line was:
>> grub> configfile (usb1,msdos3)/boot/grub/grub.cfg
>> And now I had a rescue device to fix this mess on my laptop :)
>> I don't think this will work for people that isn't using UUID to identify their partitions in a Parabola installation, people should be aware.
>> El 19 de noviembre de 2016 15:34:42 GMT-06:00, Moritz Klammler <moritz at klammler.eu> escribió:
>>> The same happened to me and (apparently) many others.  I'm somewhat
>>> disappointed that the Arch project still didn't add an item on the NEWS
>>> page for this even though it was suggested in their forums.  Maybe the
>>> Parabola website can add a notice on its own?
>>> The problem is that the order in which libreadline is updated and the
>>> new kernel image is built is broken.  If you manually run
>>>    # mkinitcpio -p ${KERNEL}
>>> after
>>>    # pacman -Syu
>>> has completed (with an incorrect exit code claiming success when it
>>> actually failed to create a bootable kernel image), everything will be
>>> fine.
>>> If you have already powered off the system, booting a live-system,
>>> mounting your hard drive, chroot()ing into it and running `mkinitcpio`
>>>from there also fixes the issue.
>>> I'm sorry to hear that you cannot boot a live-system either.  I'm
>>> afraid
>>> that you probably won't be able to fix your system without doing that.
>>> I cannot diagnose what might be the problem that your Grub refuses to
>>> boot a live-system and I'm also not an expert on this so I'm sorry for
>>> somehow giving you a non-answer.  I'm posting this anyway in the hope
>>> that it might help others from running into this (avoidable) situation
>>> in the first place.  I can assure you that I have already successfully
>>> bootet live systems from Libreboot's GRUB, though, so hopefully a more
>>> experienced person will be able to diagnose your problem so you can fix
>>> your system, too.
>>> Jorge Araya Navarro <elcorreo at deshackra.com> writes:
>>>> Yeah, I discovered this after an upgrade done to my system, today I
>>>> was in the recovery shell and issuing 'lvm vgscan' throw this:
>>>> lvm: error while loading shared libraries: libreadline.so.6: cannot
>>> open shared object file: No such file or directory
>>>> The worst thing is that I can't boot a live cd, Libreboot's GRUB
>>> keeps sending
>>>> me back to the menu or the command line without throwing errors of
>>> any kind. I
>>>> don't have any other computer here or know someone running GNU to
>>> give me a
>>>> hand and fix my laptop.
>>>> Any suggestions? I'm desperate.
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👋 Pax et bonum.
Jorge Araya Navarro

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