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Re: [linux-lvm] need help to recover my system



On Sun, Oct 01, 2000 at 10:49:31PM -0600, Andreas Dilger wrote:
> You write:
> > When I booted the new 2.2.17 kernel I ran "pvscan -D" & "vgscan -D".  I
> > can now do vgdisplay and lvmdisplay if I use the -D parameter.  I just
> > can't activate the volume group.  When I try, this is the result.
> > 
> > [root farpt1 /root]# vgchange -va y
> > vgchange -- locking logical volume manager
> > vgchange -- finding all volume group(s)
> > vgchange -- checking volume group name "vg01"
> > vgchange -- checking existence of volume group "vg01"
> > vgchange -- reading volume group data for "vg01" from lvmtab
> > vgchange -- checking volume group consistency  of "vg01"
> > vgchange -- checking if all physical volumes of volume group "vg01" are
> > available
> > vgchange -- creating VGDA for "vg01" in kernel
> > vgchange -- can't open logical volume manager to activate volume group
> > "vg01"
> 
> This looks like the same bug that YOSHIDA Daisuke just fixed (see message
> "Re: vgchange.c patch for devfs"):

Yes, it does.
I already inserted YOSHIDA Daisuke's code into my 0.9 develoment tree.

Heinz

> 
> Cheers, Andreas
> -------------------------------------------------------------------------
> --- LVM/0.8final/tools/vgchange.c	Tue Feb 22 11:09:33 2000
> +++ LVM.modified/0.8final/tools/vgchange.c	Sun Oct  1 12:50:40 2000
> @@ -391,7 +391,13 @@
>               if ( opt_v > 0) printf ( "%s -- creating VGDA for \"%s\" "
>                                        "in kernel\n",
>                                        cmd, vg_name);
> -             if ( ( ret = vg_create ( vg_name, vg)) == 0)
> + 
> +             ret = vg_create( vg_name, vg);
> +             if ( ret == -LVM_EVG_CREATE_REMOVE_OPEN) {
> +                vg_create_dir_and_group( vg);
> +                ret = vg_create ( vg_name, vg);
> +             }
> +             if ( ret == 0)
>                  printf ( "%s -- volume group \"%s\" successfully activated\n",
>                           cmd, vg_name);
>               else {
> 
> -- 
> Andreas Dilger  \ "If a man ate a pound of pasta and a pound of antipasto,
>                  \  would they cancel out, leaving him still hungry?"
> http://www-mddsp.enel.ucalgary.ca/People/adilger/               -- Dogbert


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