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Re: [linux-lvm] lvreduce


the warning lvreduce displays is ment to make the user aware, that the end
of the LV, which could still hold valid data, will be dropped.

BTW: you can avoid the confirmation with "lvreduce -f".

On Tue, Sep 18, 2001 at 05:09:36AM -0400, G'abor Luk'acs wrote:
> Hi,
> I am in the process of installin Linux 8.0, and I have downloaded and
> compiled lvm version 1.0, I patched the kernel, compiled it, etc. So
> everything semes to work, except for one thing: lvreduce somehow damages
> the whole volume group in a way that it becomes inconsistent.

What does vgck tell you about it?

> Everything else seems to work fine, so I really cannot understand why it
> is happening. The whole message of lvreduce seems to be strange a bit:
> when I am redicing an LV when it is enabled then it askes for
> confirmation, but when I disabled it just to see what happens, it wrote me
> that since it is not active I cannot reduce it.
> I am completely aware to the fact that first I have to resize the FS
> inside, but it is not the question, as resize2fs seems to work pefectly
> well.


> Somehow my feeling is that something is wroking with the consistency
> checking mechanism.
> I would really apprecaite if you could advise me about it.
> I am looking forward to hearing from you.
> Thanks in advance,
> Gabor Lukacs
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