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Re: [linux-lvm] vgcreate



On Mon, Jul 02, 2001 at 06:33:06PM -0400, Joe Morris wrote:
> Hey everyone, I'm new to this list adn have a question regarding LVM.  I 
> wanted to experiment with LVM, so I went into fdisk and changed /dev/hde11's 
> type to 8e.  I then ran
> pvcreate /dev/hde11
> 
> To make sure everything went okay, I ran pvscan:
> pvscan -- inactive PV "/dev/ide/host2/bus0/target0/lun0/part11" is in no VG  
> [9.76 GB]
> 
> Things were looking up until I ran vgcreate:
> vgcreate experiment /dev/hde11
> vgcreate -- no valid physical volumes in command line  

You will have to either refer to the PV by its full devfs name, 
ie: /dev/ide/host2/bus0/target0/lun0/part11 or make sure devfs is not compiled
into the kernel (just not mounting it doesn't help).

patrick



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