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Re: [linux-lvm] vgcreate on md: vgcreate -- ERROR "pv_read(): read" reading physical volumes



On Thu, Dec 12, 2002 at 08:27:59AM -0800, udo wrote:
> Hello,
> 
> --- John DeFranco <defranco cup hp com> wrote:
> > Did you pvcreate the /dev/md2 first? Didn't indicate
> > that below.
> 
> I didn't write that but I did, following the howto
> from http://tldp.org/HOWTO/LVM-HOWTO.
> I couldn't solve the problem so I started a wipe of
> /dev/md2 to be sure the disk was clear. (this took
> quite some time on this slow machine)
> I had to wait for that to finish so I could reboot to
> single user (init=/bin/sh) again.
> Then things worked!
> Pfew...... ;-)

A "dd if=/dev/zero of=/dev/md2 bs=1k count=1" could have done it as well :)

> 
> Thanks,
> Udo
> 
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