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Re: [linux-lvm] Compaq diskarray problems



Justin

I did try that to begin with. Look further down my posting. Pvcreate
complains on the partition type whatever i change it to. It always says it
has 0x83.

Jörgen

Justin Hamilton wrote:

> Within fdisk, you need to select option t (to change the type of the
> partition) and select 8e for the type.
>
> Your pvcreate should work just  fine after this.
>
> Justin
>
> Jörgen Winqvist wrote:
> >
> > Hi,
> >
> > I can't pvcreate LUN's on a Compaq raid controller. This LUN is 10 Gb.
> > I've compiled 8.0final.
> > (I had to comment #include "gnu/types.h" out  in liblvm.h).
> >
> > Greateful for any help.
> >
> > Regards
> >
> > Jörgen
> >
> > Compaq Proliant DL380 with 3 striped disks and 5 LUNs'
> > Redhat 7 with 2.4.0-0.26
> > ----------------------------------------------------------------
> > # cat /proc/lvm
> > LVM driver version 0.8final  (15/02/2000)
> >
> > Total:  0 VGs  0 PVs  0 LVs (0 LVs open)
> > Global: 143 bytes malloced   IOP version: 6   5:20:33 active
> > -------------------------------------------------------------
> >
> > # fdisk /dev/ida/c0d1
> > Command (m for help): p
> > Disk /dev/ida/c0d1: 255 heads, 32 sectors, 2510 cylinders
> > Units = cylinders of 8160 * 512 bytes
> >
> >          Device Boot    Start       End    Blocks   Id  System
> >
> > Command (m for help): q
> > # pvcreate  /dev/ida/c0d1
> > pvcreate -- invalid partition type 0x83 for "/dev/ida/c0d1" (must be
> > 0x8e)
> > --------------------------------------------------------------
> >
> > I've now added a partition with type LVM
> >
> > # fdisk /dev/ida/c0d1
> > Command (m for help): p
> > Disk /dev/ida/c0d1: 255 heads, 32 sectors, 2510 cylinders
> > Units = cylinders of 8160 * 512 bytes
> >          Device Boot    Start       End    Blocks   Id  System
> > /dev/ida/c0d1p1             1      2510  10240784   8e  Linux LVM
> > Command (m for help): q
> > # pvcreate  /dev/ida/c0d1p
> > pvcreate -- invalid partition type 0x83 for "/dev/ida/c0d1p1" (must be
> > 0x8e)
> > --------------------------------------------------------------
> >
> > output from dmesg
> >
> > cpqarray: Device 1000 has been found at 0 8
> > Compaq SMART2 Driver (v 2.4.0)
> > Found 1 controller(s)
> > cpqarray: Finding drives on ida0 (Integrated Array)
> > cpqarray ida/c0d0: blksz=512 nr_blks=20481600
> > cpqarray ida/c0d1: blksz=512 nr_blks=20481600
> > cpqarray ida/c0d2: blksz=512 nr_blks=20481600
> > cpqarray ida/c0d3: blksz=512 nr_blks=20481600
> > cpqarray ida/c0d4: blksz=512 nr_blks=24732960
> > cpqarray: Starting firmware's background processing
> > Partition check:
> >  ida/c0d0: p1 p2 < p5 p6 p7 p8 p9 p10 p11 p12 >
> >  ida/c0d1:
> >  ida/c0d2:
> >  ida/c0d3:
> >  ida/c0d4:
> > ---------------------------------------------------------------



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