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Re: [linux-lvm] Strange message with 2.4.8+1.0.1rc1



On Tue, Aug 28, 2001 at 09:10:12AM +0200, Jean-Eric Cuendet wrote:
> 
> > Logical volume. All is fine. Then, I reboot. After that, it's 
> > no more visible. 
> > If I run vgscan, nothing is found. vgchange -ay doesn't help 
> 
> I found that if my VG name is : NORAID_HDX (10 characters), it's no more
> visible after a reboot (no way to get it back, data loss) but if it's
> named : NORAID then it's found after a reboot!
> 
> Is there a limit to 8 characters in LVM VGs names?

No. The limit is 128 characters and I've had plenty that were longer than 10. I
suspect that the action of renaming has made the difference. I suspect (and if
you're brave you could try this!) that if you rename the VG back to NORAID_HDX
will still work.

patrick




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