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Re: [linux-lvm] [Bug#184653: lvm10: initrd-lvm image can't activate all vomume groups: ERROR 6]



The size of the initrd is likely too small to take the /etc/lvmtab.d/ files.

Regards,
Heinz    -- The LVM Guy --


On Sat, Mar 15, 2003 at 10:35:53AM +0000, Patrick Caulfield wrote:
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> Package: lvm10
> Version: 1:1.0.7-1
> Severity: normal
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> When booting with a (slightly hand-modified, see #184646) initrd image created with
> lvmcreate_initrd, lvm can't activate all volume groups. It displays the following, which
> may contain typos, as I wrote it down from the screen:
> 
> vgscan -- found inactive volume group "raid0vg"
> vgscan -- found inactive volume group "raid1vg"
> vgscan -- ERROR 6 writing volume group backup file /etc/lvmtab.d/raid1vg.tmp in vg_cfgbackup.c [line 271]
> vgscan -- ERROR: unable to do a backup of volume group "raid1vg"
> vgscan -- ERROR "lvm_tab_vg_remove(): unlink" removing volume group "raid1vg" from "/etc/lvmtab"
> vgscan -- ERROR 6 writing volume group backup file /etc/lvmtab.d/raid1.tmp in vg_cfgbackup.c [line 271]
> vgscan -- ERROR: unable to do a backup of volume group "raid1"
> vgscan -- ERROR "lvm_tab_vg_remove(): unlink" removing volume group "raid1" from "/etc/lvmtab"
> 
> 
> This leads to kernel panic, as my root fs is on raid1vg. The old lvm10 from woody activated
> "raid1" successfully, but not "raid1vg" with an untempered with image.
> 
> 
> - -- System Information
> Debian Release: 3.0
> Architecture: i386
> Kernel: Linux magnolia 2.4.20-noevms #1 Don Mär 13 14:01:12 CET 2003 i686
> Locale: LANG=de_DE euro, LC_CTYPE=de_DE euro
> 
> Versions of packages lvm10 depends on:
> ii  debconf                       1.2.20     Debian configuration management sy
> ii  file                          3.37-3.1   Determines file type using "magic"
> ii  libc6                         2.3.1-3    GNU C Library: Shared libraries an
> ii  lvm-common                    1.5.5      The Logical Volume Manager for Lin
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