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Re: [linux-lvm] Driver vs. Not Active Groups



On Thu, Aug 01, 2002 at 09:17:09AM -0700, ronr wrote:
> I am attempting to implement lvm (Linux kernel 2.4.5 Slackware 8.0)
> using 2 drives for linux (lilo uses MBR on a 3rd).  After partitioning
> the drive, which will become (via copy from current drive) the new home
> for the system under lvm (/, /usr, /var, /opt, /tmp, /home ext2fs), I
> pvcreated all ok.  When attempting to vgcreate, the volume groups
> were not activated with vgcreate and vgchange -a y has no effect either.
> 
> When querying alt.os.linux.slackware all I got was suggestions to
> install
> 2.4.18 plus 1.0 lvm.  I would like not to do this, especially since lvm2
> 
> is coming out soon, if I can so as not to introduce further
> idiosyncrasies (this is a test box).  You would aid my decisioning if
> you can tell me:
> is it ok to have an lvm driver (per /proc/lvm/global) at 0.9.1_beta2
> when
> the lvm tools appear to be (per pvcreate -V) 0.9.1_beta6?  Could this
> the
> cause of inactivity with vgcreate?

Have you created any volumes with lvcreate ?

- Joe



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