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Re: [linux-lvm] vgcfgrestore and bootstrap



On Wed, Sep 24, 2003 at 02:14:47PM +0200, Gingia wrote:
> Alle 10:37, mercoledì 24 settembre 2003, Heinz J . Mauelshagen ha scritto:
> > Gingia,
> >
> > the normal procedure is "vgscan ; vgchange -ay ; mount -a"
> > rather than vgcfgrestore before vgchange.
> ...
> > Have you tried "vgscan ; vgchange -ay ; mount -a" before ?
> > (keep in mind, that vgscan needs space below /etc/ to store metadata
> > copies)
> 
> I controlled the script of bootstrap  to see if there is the apropiated entry, 
> and it seems is ok, i also re-started the server .
> I  tried "vgscan" and i have the output:
> invalidate :dirty buffer 
> invalidate :busy buffer  
> (any time)
> vgscan -- "/etc/lvmtab" and  "7etc/lvmtab.d" successfully created 
> vgscan -- WARNING: this programm doe not do a VGDA backup of your group

Can you send the "vgscan -d" output of this case to me directly, please
(mge sistina com) ?
Probably some i2o devices scanning flaw.

> 
> after i do :
> vgchange -ay 
> and the output was:
> vgchange -- no volume group found 
> 
> so i made the restore:
> vgcfgrestore .........
> the ouptput was 
> vgcfgrestore -- VGDA for "Volume1" successfully restored to phisical volume 
> "/dev/i2o/hda3" 
> vgcfgrestore  -- you may not have an actual backup of restored group "volume1"
> 
> then i can do  vgchange -ay  and go on 
> 
> This is all , was it the matter?
> 
> Thank you
> 
> 
> 
> 
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