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Re: [linux-lvm] lvm on alpha



On Thu, Jun 28, 2001 at 10:35:21AM -0700, Sean McConnell wrote:
> 
> yes i had tried it before, but it does the same thing
> 
> # pvcreate -vd /dev/sdb1
> <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
> pvcreate -- 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
> pvcreate -- checking physical volume name "/dev/sdb1"
> <1> pv_check_name -- CALLED with "/dev/sdb1"
> <22> lvm_check_chars -- CALLED with name: "/dev/sdb1"
> <22> lvm_check_chars -- LEAVING with ret: 0
> <22> lvm_check_dev -- CALLED
> <22> lvm_check_dev -- LEAVING with ret: 1
> <1> pv_check_name -- LEAVING with ret: 0
> pvcreate -- getting physical volume size
> pvcreate -- checking partition type
> pvcreate -- invalid partition type 0x1 for "/dev/sdb1" (must be 0x8e)
> 
> <1> lvm_unlock -- CALLED
> <1> lvm_unlock -- LEAVING with ret: 0
> 
> 
> a little more info:
> it's an alpha lx164, i've done both 2.4.5 and 2.4.4 compiled specifically
> for the lx with lvm in the kernel, made sure to get all the goods in that
> the pages said to, the distro is redhat7, got the updated gcc when it came
> out, so that shouldn't be a problem...fdisk didn't have lvm partition type
> to choose from in the 2.2.17 i was running before, but now with the 2.4.x
> kernels it's there, so i'm guessing the kernel likes it...but i know with
> the 2.4 kernel the dev has been shuffled around.

That's actually a good point to check.
Are all /dev entries for block devices present?

Heinz

> Looking at the pvcreate
> source if the partition type is 83 it should give me a specific answer
> about it being ext2, but it still only gives 0x1 as the partition type.
> 
> 
> 
> On Thu, 28 Jun 2001, Heinz Mauelshagen wrote:
> 
> >
> > Sean,
> >
> > your output looks like you run pvcreate on /dev/sdb rather than on /dev/sdb1.
> > Did you try the later as well without success?
> >
> > Regards,
> > Heinz    -- The LVM Guy --
> >
> >
> >
> > On Wed, Jun 27, 2001 at 10:41:25AM -0700, Sean McConnell wrote:
> > >
> > > i thought i had sent a prior email with the info, but
> > > i guess not, well here it is:
> > >
> > > # fdisk -l /dev/sdb
> > >
> > > Disk /dev/sdb: 134 heads, 62 sectors, 1019 cylinders
> > > Units = cylinders of 8308 * 512 bytes
> > >
> > >    Device Boot    Start       End    Blocks   Id  System
> > > /dev/sdb1             1      1019   4232895   8e  Linux LVM
> > >
> > > # pvcreate -vd /dev/sdb
> > > <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
> > > pvcreate -- 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
> > > pvcreate -- checking physical volume name "/dev/sdb"
> > > <1> pv_check_name -- CALLED with "/dev/sdb"
> > > <22> lvm_check_chars -- CALLED with name: "/dev/sdb"
> > > <22> lvm_check_chars -- LEAVING with ret: 0
> > > <22> lvm_check_dev -- CALLED
> > > <22> lvm_check_dev -- LEAVING with ret: 1
> > > <1> pv_check_name -- LEAVING with ret: 0
> > > pvcreate -- getting physical volume size
> > > pvcreate -- checking partition type
> > > pvcreate -- invalid partition type 0x1 for "/dev/sdb" (must be 0x8e)
> > >
> > > <1> lvm_unlock -- CALLED
> > > <1> lvm_unlock -- LEAVING with ret: 0
> > >
> > >
> > > i can set the partition at 83 or 82 and it still says it's fat12
> > >
> > >
> > > On Wed, 27 Jun 2001, Heinz Mauelshagen wrote:
> > >
> > > >
> > > > Sean,
> > > >
> > > > could you provide your "fdisk -l" output on the disk(s) in question
> > > > and the pvcreate output as well?
> > > >
> > > > Thanks,
> > > > Heinz      -- The LVM guy --
> > > >
> > > > On Tue, Jun 26, 2001 at 03:50:31PM -0700, Sean McConnell wrote:
> > > > >
> > > > > I may just be blind, but do people have the lvm working
> > > > > on alphas.  I compiled and tryied both 2.4.4 and 2.4.5
> > > > > on Rh7 on my alpha, but no matter what pvcreate won't
> > > > > see the partition type of any partition, just says
> > > > > they're 0x1...
> > > > > a simple NO will do unless there's a solution.
> > > > > thanks
> > > > >
> > > > > sean mcconnell
> > > > >
> > > > >
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> > > >
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> > > > Heinz Mauelshagen                                 Sistina Software Inc.
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> > >
> > > --
> > > Sean McConnell, smcconnell clark edu
> > > Unix System Administrator
> > > Computer Technology/Science
> > > Clark College
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> >
> > *** Software bugs are stupid.
> >     Nevertheless it needs not so stupid people to solve them ***
> >
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> >
> > Heinz Mauelshagen                                 Sistina Software Inc.
> > Senior Consultant/Developer                       Am Sonnenhang 11
> >                                                   56242 Marienrachdorf
> >                                                   Germany
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> >
> 
> -- 
> Sean McConnell, smcconnell clark edu
> Unix System Administrator
> Computer Technology/Science
> Clark College
> 
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Heinz Mauelshagen                                 Sistina Software Inc.
Senior Consultant/Developer                       Am Sonnenhang 11
                                                  56242 Marienrachdorf
                                                  Germany
Mauelshagen Sistina com                           +49 2626 141200
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