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Re: [linux-lvm] lvm-problems. vgda inconsistency



On Mon, Dec 16, 2002 at 09:23:58AM +0100, Dieter Franzke wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> I've created a pv, vg and lv
> via pvcreate, vgcreate and lvcreate.
> Everything went well.
> But when I tried to  initialize a filesystem via mkfs.xfs I get following 
> error:
> 
> VGDA in Kernel and lvmtab are NOT consistent; please run vgscan
> 
> When I run vgscan nothing is changed.
> How can I fix this without rebooting?

Rebooting won't help this. vgscan _reads_ the LVM metadata on the PVs
and tries to update the working copies of the metadata in /etc/lvmtab*.
No change to the metadata on the PVs happens during a vgscan run.

Does vgscan display any error?
What does vgck display?

vgck should check the ondisk metadata fine or we need to restore it
from archive copies in /etc/lvmconf/ (please save those!)

> 
> any hints?
> 
> ciao
> 
> dieter
> 
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> 
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