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Re: [linux-lvm] no volume groups found



THATS WHY IT IS CALLED UNSTABLE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
--- Ulrich Wiederhold <U Wiederhold gmx net> wrote:
> Hello,
> I use 2.4.9 with debian unstable and lvm version
> 0.9.1_beta6. I don´t
> use devfs and compiled lvm into the kernel.
> I created a vg nameed vg01 containing
> hda2,hdb1,hdd1,sdb1 and sdc1. Then
> I created some lv´s and made a mkfs.xfs.
> I could do a "vgscan -v && vgchange -a y" and mount
> my lv´s.
> 
> After a reboot, /etc/rcS.d/S25lvm couldn´t find any
> vg´s. So I ran the
> script manually and it works.
> 
> I had some other problems that need me to reboot and
> my PC crashed several
> times. Now, I can´t even run the script manually. I
> always get this:
> 
> home:# vgscan -v
> vgscan -- removing "/etc/lvmtab" and "/etc/lvmtab.d"
> vgscan -- creating empty "/etc/lvmtab" and
> "/etc/lvmtab.d"
> vgscan -- reading all physical volumes (this may
> take a while...)
> vgscan -- "/etc/lvmtab" and "/etc/lvmtab.d"
> successfully created
> vgscan -- WARNING: This program does not do a VGDA
> backup of your volume
> group
> 
> home:# vgchange -a y
> vgchange -- no volume groups found
> 
> home:# vgdisplay
> vgdisplay -- no volume groups found
> 
> Then I did "man vgcfgrestore" and tryed
> home:# vgcfgrestore -n vg01 -l
> vgcfgrestore -- ERROR: different structure size
> stored in
> "/etc/lvmconf/vg01.conf" than expected in file
> vg_cfgrestore.c [line
> 137]
> vgcfgrestore -- ERROR "vg_cfgrestore(): read"
> restoring volume group
> "vg01"
> 
> and:
> home:# vgcfgrestore -f /etc/lvmconf/vg01.conf.1.old
> -n vg01 /dev/sdb1
> vgcfgrestore -- ERROR: different structure size
> stored in
> "/etc/lvmconf/vg01.conf.1.old" than expected in file
> vg_cfgrestore.c
> [line 137]
> vgcfgrestore -- ERROR "vg_cfgrestore(): read"
> restoring volume group
> "vg01"
> 
> What "PhysicalVolumePath" should I use with it?
> 
> Then I looked in the mail-archive and did a:
> home:/home/fzzgrr# vgcfgrestore -v -d -n vg01
> /dev/hda2
> <1> vg_check_name -- CALLED with VG: vg01
> <22> lvm_check_chars -- CALLED with name: "vg01"
> <22> lvm_check_chars -- LEAVING with ret: 0
> <1> vg_check_name -- LEAVING with ret: 0
> <1> pv_check_name -- CALLED with "/dev/hda2"
> <22> lvm_check_chars -- CALLED with name:
> "/dev/hda2"
> <22> lvm_check_chars -- LEAVING with ret: 0
> <22> lvm_check_dev -- CALLED
> <333> lvm_check_partitioned_dev -- CALLED
> <333> lvm_check_partitioned_dev -- LEAVING with ret:
> TRUE
> <22> lvm_check_dev -- LEAVING with ret: 1
> <1> pv_check_name -- LEAVING with ret: 0
> <1> vg_check_active -- CALLED with VG: vg01
> <22> vg_check_name -- CALLED with VG: vg01
> <333> lvm_check_chars -- CALLED with name: "vg01"
> <333> lvm_check_chars -- LEAVING with ret: 0
> <22> vg_check_name -- LEAVING with ret: 0
> <22> vg_status -- CALLED with VG: vg01
> <333> vg_check_name -- CALLED with VG: vg01
> <4444> lvm_check_chars -- CALLED with name: "vg01"
> <4444> lvm_check_chars -- LEAVING with ret: 0
> <333> vg_check_name -- LEAVING with ret: 0
> <22> vg_status -- LEAVING with ret: -6
> <1> vg_check_active -- LEAVING with ret: -6
> <1> lvm_get_iop_version -- CALLED
> <22> lvm_check_special -- CALLED
> <22> lvm_check_special -- LEAVING
> <1> lvm_get_iop_version -- AFTER ioctl ret: 0
> <1> lvm_get_iop_version -- LEAVING with ret: 10
> vgcfgrestore -- locking logical volume manager
> <1> lvm_lock -- CALLED
> <22> lvm_check_special -- CALLED
> <22> lvm_check_special -- LEAVING
> <1> lvm_lock -- LEAVING with ret: 0
> <1> lvm_dont_interrupt -- CALLED
> <1> lvm_dont_interrupt -- LEAVING
> vgcfgrestore -- restoring volume group "vg01" from
> "/etc/lvmconf/vg01.conf"
> <1> vg_cfgrestore -- CALLED
> <22> vg_check_name -- CALLED with VG: vg01
> <333> lvm_check_chars -- CALLED with name: "vg01"
> <333> lvm_check_chars -- LEAVING with ret: 0
> <22> vg_check_name -- LEAVING with ret: 0
> vgcfgrestore -- checking existence of
> "/etc/lvmconf/vg01.conf"
> vgcfgrestore -- reading volume group data for "vg01"
> from
> "/etc/lvmconf/vg01.conf"
> <22> vg_check_consistency -- CALLED
> <333> vg_check_name -- CALLED with VG: vg01
> <4444> lvm_check_chars -- CALLED with name: "vg01"
> <4444> lvm_check_chars -- LEAVING with ret: 0
> <333> vg_check_name -- LEAVING with ret: 0
> <22> vg_check_consistency -- LEAVING with ret: 0
> vgcfgrestore -- reading physical volume data for
> "vg01" from
> "/etc/lvmconf/vg01.conf"
> vgcfgrestore -- ERROR: different structure size
> stored in
> "/etc/lvmconf/vg01.conf" than expected in file
> vg_cfgrestore.c [line
> 137]
> <1> vg_cfgrestore -- LEAVING with ret: -328
> <1> lvm_error -- CALLED with: -328
> <1> lvm_error -- LEAVING with: "vg_cfgrestore():
> read"
> vgcfgrestore -- ERROR "vg_cfgrestore(): read"
> restoring volume group
> "vg01"
> 
> <1> lvm_unlock -- CALLED
> <1> lvm_unlock -- LEAVING with ret: 0
> 
> 
> So, what else can I do?
> I don´t want lose my data!
> :(
> 
> Any hints?
> Thanks.
> Uli
> 
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> installed Linux - TKK 5
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