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Re: [linux-lvm] VG does not activate at boot

On Sun, Apr 29, 2001 at 07:20:41PM -0500, Tom Otake wrote:
> Hi,
> I 'm having a slight problem/inconvenience with LVM and need some
> assistance.  Everytime I boot the system, the VG's do not come up active
> and subsequently, some fs don't mount.  The error I get  indicates the
> underlying device for the fs is not a valid device.  'vgdisplay' says
> the the VG is  not active, which running 'vgdisplay -D' confirms.
> Running 'vgchange -a y swvg' resolves the problem, activates the VG and
> I can mount the fs.  LVM support is compiled into the kernel.  I'm
> running kernel 2.4.3 and lvm_0.9.1_beta7.  Right now, I'm using it
> mainly for testing and no essential fs are using LVM so it is not a
> critical issue, still, I'd like to know how to resolv this.

You need to add "vgchange -ay" to your init script in order to activate
all VGs at every boot.

Please see the file named INSTALL in the LVM tarball for these instructions.

Heinz    -- The LVM Guy --

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