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Re: [linux-lvm] Can't pvcreate /dev/sda



On Sat, Jan 13, 2007 at 05:39:09PM +0100, Turbo Fredriksson wrote:
> ----- s n i p -----
> root pegasos:~# pvscan
>   PV /dev/hdb   VG MovieShare   lvm2 [74.53 GB / 74.53 GB free]
>   PV /dev/sdb                   lvm2 [372.61 GB]
>   Total: 2 [447.14 GB] / in use: 1 [74.53 GB] / in no VG: 1 [372.61 GB]
> root pegasos:~# pvcreate /dev/sda
>   Physical volume "/dev/sda" successfully created
> root pegasos:~# pvscan
>   PV /dev/hdb   VG MovieShare   lvm2 [74.53 GB / 74.53 GB free]
>   PV /dev/sdb                   lvm2 [372.61 GB]
>   Total: 2 [447.14 GB] / in use: 1 [74.53 GB] / in no VG: 1 [372.61 GB]
> ----- s n i p -----
> 
> Any ideas?

Check whether sda is partitioned, and if so, remove the partitions.
Use 'pvscan -vvvv' and look for the reason it gives for ignoring it.
 
Alasdair
-- 
agk redhat com


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