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Re: [linux-lvm] LVM don't work anymore (wrong version?)



On Wed, Feb 14, 2001 at 05:45:04PM +0100, Jean-Eric Cuendet wrote:
> 
> > > pvcreate -- ERROR: VGDA in kernel and lvmtab are NOT 
> > consistent; please run
> > > vgscan
> > > What's that?
> > 
> > You shouldn't be able to get that message with LVM 0.9.1 beta3 at all.
> > Are you by accident using an older version?
> 
> No, I'm sure it's beta3 and after beta4 (I tried it, just in case)
> 
> > If vgscan still complains and you have your 
> > /etc/lvmconf/vg.conf (assuming
> > that your VG is named vg :) VGDA backup file you can reactivate your
> > VG with:
> > 
> > rm -rf /etc/lvmtab*
> > mkdir /etc/lvmtab.d
> > echo -ne "vg\0" > /etc/lvmtab
> > cp /etc/lvmconf/vg.conf /etc/lvmtab.d/vg
> > vgchange -ay
> 
> It works! Thanks.

You're welcome.

> The problem is that vgscan creates a file /etc/lvmtab without the VG name.
> The file had only \0 in it!
> I think that there is a bug. Would you like that I try somethng else?

The problem you are facing is probably related to a PV UUID bug we
recently fixed.
Send me the output of:

pvscan
pvscan -u

before changing anything in your VG.

> I'll reboot the server this evening, so I'll have beta4 for tools AND
> kernel.
> Thanks for your help.
> -jec
> 
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