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Re: [linux-lvm] lvm with gpt partitioning?



Josh,

if a device holds a partition, LVM assumes PC style.

Can you remove the partition (dd if=/dev/zero of=/dev/sdb bs=1k count=1)
and use the whole device (pvcreate /dev/sdb) or go with PC style partitioning?

Regards,
Heinz    -- The LVM Guy --


On Mon, Oct 14, 2002 at 04:03:29PM -0400, Josh Duncan wrote:
> Hi all,
> 
> I hope this isn't a redundant question, I've tried looking through the mailing
> lists with no luck:
> 
> I'm having a problem setting up physical volumes on an ia64 machine running a
> 2.4.18+lvm1.0.5 kernel.
> 
> the disk is labelled using an "EFI GPT" disk label/partitioning arrangement.  I
> currently have two partitions defined, the first is 2gb and the second is 16gb.
> I can do a pvcreate on the second, but not on the first.  I've attached output
> from parted, fdisk, and pvcreate below...
> 
> any ideas?
> --Josh
> 
> ------
> fdisk:
> ------
> [root one sbin]# fdisk -l /dev/sdb
> 
> Disk /dev/sdb: 255 heads, 63 sectors, 4427 cylinders
> Units = cylinders of 16065 * 512 bytes
> 
>    Device Boot    Start       End    Blocks   Id  System
> /dev/sdb1             1      4428  35566479+  ee  EFI GPT
> 
> -------
> parted:
> -------
> [root one sbin]# parted /dev/sdb print
> Disk geometry for /dev/sdb: 0.000-34732.890 megabytes
> Disk label type: GPT
> Minor    Start       End     Filesystem  Name                  Flags
> 1          0.017   2047.000                                    lba
> 2       2047.000  18733.000                                    lba
> 
> ---------
> pvcreate:
> ---------
> [root one sbin]# pvcreate /dev/sdb1
> pvcreate -- invalid partition type 0xee for "/dev/sdb1" (must be 0x8e)
> 
> 
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