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Re: [linux-lvm] Removing an old disk, and some vgexport/import love..



On Sat, Sep 21, 2002 at 02:42:18PM -0700, Matt wrote:
> Chris... I think I love you, that was indeed the problem and your solution
> solved it.  I'd like to thank you both for helping me out, have a good one..

Which LVM version was it again.
Need to check if that bug still exists...

Regards,
Heinz    -- The LVM Guy --

> 
> --Matt
> 
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Christian Limpach"
> To: <linux-lvm sistina com>
> Sent: Thursday, September 19, 2002 7:48 AM
> Subject: Re: [linux-lvm] Removing an old disk, and some vgexport/import
> love..
> 
> 
> > Quoting Matt <lightning aci net>:
> >
> > > > > PV Name (#)           /dev/hde1 (1)
> > > > > PV Name (#)           /dev/hdg1 (3)
> > > > > PV Name (#)           /dev/hdf1 (4)
> >
> > what happened here is that vgreduce doesn't renumber the PVs and if you
> > export the VG and try to reimport it, vgimport complains because it
> expects
> > the PVs to be numbered contiguously.  I had this same problem a couple of
> > weeks ago.  I solved it by patching the VGDA on the new disk, renumbering
> the
> > PV to get the number of the PV I had removed and then everything was ok
> again.
> >
> > It seems like you'll need to renumber /dev/hdf1 to be PV#2 from being
> PV#4.
> > Check with pvdata that the PVs are indeed numbered as above, make a copy
> of
> > the first few sectors of /dev/hdf1 and then try the following:
> > printf "\0002" | dd of=/dev/hdf1 bs=1 count=1 seek=432 conv=notrunc
> >
> > --
> > Christian Limpach <chris Pin LU>
> >
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> > read the LVM HOW-TO at http://www.sistina.com/lvm/Pages/howto.html
> >
> >
> 
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