[dm-crypt] Help with a bug report: "Opening/creating of LUKS encrypted partitions fails with incorrect semaphore state"

Milan Broz mbroz at redhat.com
Tue Jan 25 00:16:07 CET 2011

On 01/24/2011 11:55 PM, Thomas Bächler wrote:
> I received this bug report today: https://bugs.archlinux.org/task/22351
> "Opening or creating a luks encrypted partition fails with:
> semid 1048580: semop failed for cookie 0xd4d3177: incorrect semaphore state
> Failed to set a proper state for notification semaphore identified by
> cookie value 223162743 (0xd4d3177) to initialize waiting for incoming
> notifications."
> I have no idea where to start (more details inside). Any ideas?

This is some problem in device-mapper library not in cryptsetup itself.
I think we fixed that in libdevmapper but not sure now, anyway,
cc-ing Peter, he will know for sure:)


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