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Re: [linux-lvm] Problem - vgscan: ...can't get data ... from pv ...



Could you please provide a "vgscan -d" out put and
"pvdata -a /dev/hd[b-d]1" rather than "pvdata -a /dev/hd[b-d]"

Thanks,
Heinz

On Wed, Aug 09, 2000 at 08:20:29PM +0200, Falk Brockerhoff wrote:
> Hello!
> 
> Yesterday i installed LVM 0.8final on my debian 2.2 potato system. it was
> very easy and powerful .. great stuff ;-) 
> 
> after playing around i made my entries in the fstab and reboot the system
> after testing it 'by handy'... :-((
> 
> vgscan (vgscan -v) at bootup:
> -----------------------------
> vgscan -- removing "/etc/lvmtab" and "/etc/lvmtab.d"
> vgscan -- reading all
> physical volumes (this may take a while...)
> vgscan -- scanning for all
> active volume group(s) first
> vgscan -- found inactive volume group
> "vg_store"
> vgscan -- reading data of volume group "vg_store" from physical
> volume(s)
> vgscan -- ERROR "lv_read_all_lv_of_vg(): number of LV" can't get
> data of volume group "vg_store" from physical volume(s)
> vgscan -- ERROR "lv_read_all_lv_of_vg(): number of LV" creating
> "/etc/lvmtab" and "/etc/lvmtab.d"
> 
> lvmdiskscan by hand:
> --------------------
> lvmdiskscan -- reading all disks / partitions (this may take a
> while...)
> lvmdiskscan -- /dev/hda1 [     171.58 MB] Primary  LINUX native
> partition [0x83]
> lvmdiskscan -- /dev/hda2 [      72.51 MB] Primary  LINUX
> swap partition [0x82]
> lvmdiskscan -- /dev/hdb1 [      19.01 GB] Primary
> LVM partition [0x8E]
> lvmdiskscan -- /dev/hdc1 [       9.44 GB] Primary  LVM
> partition [0x8E]
> lvmdiskscan -- /dev/hdd1 [      13.99 GB] Primary  LVM
> partition [0x8E]
> lvmdiskscan -- 4 disks
> lvmdiskscan -- 0 whole
> disks
> lvmdiskscan -- 0 loop devices
> lvmdiskscan -- 0 multiple
> devices
> lvmdiskscan -- 0 network block devices
> lvmdiskscan -- 5
> partitions
> lvmdiskscan -- 3 LVM physical volume partitions
> 
> ** THIS DATA
> SEEMS TO BE ALLRIGHT **
> 
> 'pvdata -v -P /dev/hdb' by hand:
> --- Physical volume ---
> PV Name               <**cryptic chars**>
> VG Name
>             <**cryptic chars**>
> PV Size               8 GB / NOT usable
> 485.03 GB [LVM: 3.73 GB]
> PV#                   0
> PV Status             NOT
> available
> Allocatable           NO
> Cur LV                260964353
> PE Size
> (KByte)       2097151
> Total PE              1000407040
> Free PE
>  1000406738
> Allocated PE          302
> 
> 
> 'pvdata -v -P /dev/hdc' by hand:
> --- Physical volume ---
> PV Name               <**cryptic chars**>
> VG Name
>             <**cryptic chars**>
> PV Size               8 GB / NOT usable
> 485.03 GB [LVM: 3.73 GB]
> PV#                   0
> PV Status             NOT
> available
> Allocatable           NO
> Cur LV                260964353
> PE Size
> (KByte)       2097151
> Total PE              1000407040
> Free PE
>  1000406738
> Allocated PE          302
> 
> 'pvdata -v -P /dev/hdd' by hand:
> --- Physical volume ---
> PV Name               <**cryptic chars**>
> VG Name
>             <**cryptic chars**>
> PV Size               8 GB / NOT usable
> 1.29 TB [LVM: 2.31 GB]
> PV#                   0
> PV Status             NOT
> available
> Allocatable           NO
> Cur LV                260964353
> PE Size
> (KByte)       2097151
> Total PE              2764111872
> Free PE
>  2764111425
> Allocated PE          447
> 
> 
> HELP! What can I do to recover my
> data on the LVs? I've already searched the archive of the mailinglist but
> did'nt found anything (only a person with the same problem, but no
> answer).... :-(
> 
> Thank you,
> 
> Falk
> 

-- 

Regards,
Heinz      -- The LVM guy --

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