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[linux-lvm] Re: Problem: "only found 768 of 769 LEs for LV /dev/vg00/lvol1"



I created the volume group with version 1.0.1-rc1 and a patched kernel.

>Could you tell me which release of LVM you used to create the volume
>group in the first place please ?
>
>- Joe
>
>On Wed, Sep 12, 2001 at 11:43:10AM +0200, Julian Glashoff wrote:
>> Hello,
>>
>> I have a problem with my volume group:
>> I was using kernel 2.4.7 with LVM 1.0.1-rc1.
>> I tried to extend a logical volume (/dev/vg00/lvol2) by 4Gig and got the
>> error message "No such device or address in kernel".
>> Then I tried to extend /dev/vg00/lvol1 by 1 extent just to test if I was
>> able to change volumes at all whereupon the system completely crashed.
>> On the next reboot I got the following message from vgscan:
>> -------------------------------------------------------------------
>> # vgscan
>> vgscan -- reading all physical volumes (this may take a while...)
>> vgscan -- found inactive volume group "vg00"
>> vgscan -- only found 768 of 769 LEs for LV /dev/vg00/lvol1 (1)
>> vgscan -- ERROR "vg_read_with_pv_and_lv(): allocated LE of LV" can't get
>> data of volume group "vg00" from physical volume(s)
>> vgscan -- ERROR "vg_read_with_pv_and_lv(): allocated LE of LV" creating
>> "/etc/lvmtab" and "/etc/lvmtab.d"
>> -------------------------------------------------------------------
>> And now I am unable to access the volume group.
>> Then I tried to restore the backups with the following result:
>> -------------------------------------------------------------------
>> # vgcfgrestore -n vg00 -l
>> vgcfgrestore -- ERROR: different structure size stored in
>> "/etc/lvmconf/vg00.conf" than expected in file vg_cfgrestore.c [line 120]
>> vgcfgrestore -- ERROR "vg_cfgrestore(): read" restoring volume group
>"vg00"
>> -------------------------------------------------------------------
>> The documentation says this would be caused by an incorrect LVM version.
>> I was using 1.0.1-rc1 and have tried to restore the backups with every
>> version from 0.9.1-beta1 up to 1.0.1-rc2 and all versions give me the
>same
>> error.
>>
>> Is there anything I can do to restore my volume group?
>>
>>
>> http://hactar.dnsalias.net/lvm/pvdata.hda5
>> http://hactar.dnsalias.net/lvm/pvdata.hda7
>> http://hactar.dnsalias.net/lvm/pvdata.hdc2
>>
>> --
>> Julian Glashoff
>> <helldog gmx net>
>>
>>
>>
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--
Julian Glashoff
<helldog gmx net>





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