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Re: [linux-lvm] LVM Problems when moving data off a PV



On Wed, Mar 17, 2004 at 08:03:04PM +0000, Nick Gushlow wrote:
> On Wed, 2004-03-17 at 14:31, Heinz Mauelshagen wrote:
> 
> > 
> > Deactivate the VG and rerun pvcreate/vgcfgrestore on the pvremoved disk,
> > vgscan and "vgchange -ay vg2" afterwards.
> > 
> 
> Excellent that did the trick. :-) 
> 
> The only way I found to get rid of the "VGDA in kernel and lvmtab are
> NOT consistent: please run vgscan" error when running 'vgchange -an vg2"
> was to reboot.
> 
> For future reference, is there a better/proper method to get rid of that
> error?

If you are able to deactivate the VG without a reboot, which is rather unlikely
because you've got filesystems on LVs mounted etc., do that.

Unless the LVM metadata gets overwritten externally,
LVM will keep both (metadata on disk and in kernel) in sync.

> 
> Nick.

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