LVM filters and initrd

Another “don’t make the same mistake I did” post, you say? Yippee! I seem to be running into quite a few of these (semi) complex gotchas lately but I suppose they at least fuel techslaves with a bit of content which I can’t be too angry about these days.

Today’s gotcha is all about LVM filters and initrd and really this wouldn’t be a big problem but because I’ve never sat down to appreciate the initrd process in any great depth, it took me two days to figure out just exactly what went wrong (recovery however, was much faster).

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