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Re: copying lvm with the same name



On Thu, Mar 19, 2009 at 10:17 AM, Rick Stevens <ricks nerd com> wrote:
> This is truly screwey.  The pvscan shows sdb2 as part of VolGroup00,
> lvdisplay shows the partition as in use, but vgreduce says sdb2 isn't
> part of the VG.  Hoo, boy.
>
> Frank, this is potentially dangerous, but you can try
>
>        # pvremove /dev/sdb2
>
> to wipe out sdb2's PV status.  Since you seem to be running on /dev/sda
> and vgreduce claims that /dev/sdb2 isn't part of the active VG, you
> should be able to do this without blowing things up.
>
> Damn this makes me nervous!
> ----------------------------------------------------------------------

Time to dust out that vodoo doll  :-)

~af


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