I also tried the instructions in
but still cannot reboot into cached hdd system

removing the cache (lvremove lvcache) every time I fail to boot, by
using a rescue usb, gave me some corruption and was just inconvenient to
further experiment. so I ended up giving up until someone else succeeds
using lvmcache.

My use would be a laptop with a small ssd 24GB drive and I think this
would be a cool way to speed up the system. actually it was intended for
that and the MS windows system did that before I wiped it out. Setting
up the lvm and installing ubuntu was easy, setting up the lvmcache was
easy too... but couldn't manage to make it boot :/

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  Unable to mount lvmcache root device at boot time

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Bug description:
  I'm experimenting with Vivid Vervet on a virtual machine and tried a
  new LVM feature, lvmcache. I made a cache for the root file system,
  rebuilt the initrd and rebooted the VM.

  At boot time, the system failed to activate the root LV. After some
  investigation, I found out, it's because the initrd is missing some
  essential stuff needed for activating a cached LV.

  The initrd was missing the dm-cache module. I regenerated the initrd
  with explicitly listing dm-cache in /etc/initramfs-tools/modules, but
  the system still can't boot up, because now it is missing the
  /usr/sbin/cache_check utility.

  As SSDs are becoming more and more common, I think it will be common
  to use them as cache for root file systems, thus it is mandatory to
  make sure that an initrd can mount an lvmcached root device when
  necessary, preferably without /etc/initramfs-tools/modules and other
  manual initrd hacking.

  System details:

  Linux lvmvm 3.18.0-13-generic #14-Ubuntu SMP Fri Feb 6 09:55:14 UTC
  2015 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux

  Distributor ID:       Ubuntu
  Description:  Ubuntu Vivid Vervet (development branch)
  Release:      15.04
  Codename:     vivid

  LVM version:     2.02.111(2) (2014-09-01)
  Library version: 1.02.90 (2014-09-01)
  Driver version:  4.28.0

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