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Re: [linux-lvm] vgscan -- ERROR "vg_read_with_pv_and_lv(): current PV" can't get data of volume group



> 
> 
> On Sat, 3 Aug 2002 d levitin gmx de wrote:
> 
> > Hello,
> > I have a problem with my vg00 - the LVM doesn't have it any more. I
> found
> > such postings in the list archive, but I don't want to restore - as I
> think.
> > To the problem:
> > I had 10 disks in my Computer (/dev/sda.../dev/sdj) in the vg00. Then I
> have
> > 2 of them (/dev/sdj and /dev/sdi) unplugged. I hoped it would be no
> problem
> > for the LVM to work with the rest 8, but it doesn't do. I dont' worry
> about
> > the volumes on the sdi and sdj, but the other volumes are a problem...
> > So why the LVM dosn't see the other disks as well?
> >
> > Thanks a lot for your help
> > Dmitri
> >
> 
> Because LVM does not currently mount part volume groups for safety...
> I believe at some in in the future this might be solved.
> 
> Do you still have /dev/sdj and /dev/sdi you say they are unpluged at the
> moment and you don't want access to the info on them... if they have data
> that is split onto other pvs use pvmove move so only have lvs you don't
> what on those two pvs then use vgsplit to remove them from the vg, then
> you can unplug those two disks as they will be in a new volume group.
> 
> lv = logical volume
> pv = physical volume
> vg = volume group
> 
> 
> james
> 
> 

The 2 disks are for us temporarily unavailable (problem with a controller)
and I can't wait untill I can use them (so no pvmove :-(  ). Can I tell LVM it
have only with the other 8 disks to go on ?

Dmitri

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