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Re: [linux-lvm] more odd problems



Todd,

kernel still can't handle partition table updates on active disks.
You need to reboot in thiese cases :-(

Regards,
Heinz    -- The LVM Guy --


On Mon, Dec 10, 2001 at 11:07:46AM -0700, Todd Underwood wrote:
> folx,
> 
> i've just discovered another problem (which was preventing me from
> pvcreating one of my partitions):  fdisk seems to be confused about the
> partition table:
> 
> Units = cylinders of 16065 * 512 bytes
> 
>    Device Boot    Start       End    Blocks   Id  System
> /dev/hda1   *         1      1020   8193118+  83  Linux
> /dev/hda2          1021      3675  21326287+  8e  Linux LVM
> /dev/hda3          3676      3722    377527+  82  Linux swap
> 
> Command (m for help): w
> The partition table has been altered!
> 
> Calling ioctl() to re-read partition table.
> Re-read table failed with error 16: Device or resource busy.
> Reboot your system to ensure the partition table is updated.
> 
> WARNING: If you have created or modified any DOS 6.x
> partitions, please see the fdisk manual page for additional
> information.
> Syncing disks.
> [root villa root]# fdisk -s /dev/hda1
> 8193118
> [root villa root]# fdisk -s /dev/hda2
> 265072
> [root villa root]# fdisk -s /dev/hda3
> 0
> 
> 
> v. odd.  i believe that this is a separate problem from the one i reported
> earlier, but i thought that i would mention it.
> 
> 
> 
> todd underwood, vp & cto
> oso grande technologies, inc.
> todd osogrande com
> 
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> neither liberty nor safety." - Benjamin Franklin
> 
> 
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