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Re: [linux-lvm] Missing (or double) logical volume after upgrade to 2.4.7 and beta8



On Tuesday 07 August 2001 09:24, you wrote:
> On Mon, Aug 06, 2001 at 09:06:01PM +0200, Melis van den Brink wrote:
> > Hello,
> >
> > I'm experiencing a bit of trouble with LVM (just as I was becoming very
> > happy with it :-().
> > I had it running on a 2.4.6 kernel patched with the beta7 lvm-stuff and
> > some patches from the reiserfs-guys. That was running quite fine.
> > Today I performed the upgrade to linux 2.4.7 and lvm beta8. I followed
> > the advice from the README.1st in upgrading to the new meta-format. I
> > installed the beta8 tools and booted with the new kernel (including the
> > patches from beta8). It seemed to be working until I discovered that one
> > of my LV's was missing. Or better it showed the same filesystem as the
> > one mounted on /var.
> >
> > I could try to fix it, but would like to know some options as I am fairly
> > new to LVM.
> > Attached is some information about the LVM-setup. I can give you some
> > more, but I don't know what to provide you with...
>
> At a guess it sounds like one (or more) of the PVs hasn't had it's metadat
> version number updated - there are several inactive PVs shown by PVSCAN.
> Check that all your PVs are shown there (if not then get the beta6 tools
> and run pvversion on them) and then run vgscan.
Do you mean the beta8 tools (meaning '6' is just a typo) or is there a reason 
for pointing to the beta6 tools ?

>
> The "duplicate" volume is probably just an old volume not being activated
> and it's major/minor number being reused by another volume that has been
> activated. "ls -l" on the names will show this. If you're worried about it
> then just delete the incorrect device nodes. Once all the VGs are activated
> they should sort themselves out.
>

Melis


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