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Re: [linux-lvm] pvversion failure



Oops - hate to reply to my own message, but I just noticed the -1 in my
pvversion command. To clarify, I get the same behaviour if I use -2 as
well.

James

On Wed, 25 Jul 2001, James Pattinson wrote:

> Hi
>
> Trying to upgrade from beta7 to beta8. I have 2 PVs, neither of which are
> empty, that belong to a single VG, vg00.
>
> When trying to upgrade the PVs to version 2, I get:
>
> ./pvversion -1 /dev/ide/host2/bus0/target0/lun0/part1
> pvversion -- created dummy LV "/dev/vg00/pvversionpart19519" on empty PV
> "/dev/ide/host2/bus0/target0/lun0/part1"
> pvversion -- ERROR: pv_display() failed again
> pvversion -- giving up on "/dev/ide/host2/bus0/target0/lun0/part1"
>
> [root greebo tools]# lvmdiskscan | grep LVM
> lvmdiskscan -- /dev/ide/host2/bus0/target0/lun0/part1  [      16.02 GB]
> Primary  LVM partition [0x8E]
> lvmdiskscan -- /dev/ide/host2/bus1/target0/lun0/part1  [      16.02 GB]
> Primary  LVM partition [0x8E]
> lvmdiskscan -- 2 LVM physical volume partitions
> [root greebo tools]#
>
> It seems the pvversion program thinks my PV is empty, and tries to create
> a dummy LV on it. But of course it's not empty.
>
> I created my PVs, VG and LVs using beta7 kernel and tools not too long
> ago. Im using devfs as you can see.
>
> Any ideas?
>
> James
>
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