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Re: [linux-lvm] Newbie question: ERROR "pv_move_pe(): PE lock" pv_move_pe



On Sat, Feb 17, 2001 at 10:49:19AM +0000, Piete Brooks wrote:
> >> # pvmove /dev/hda9 
> >> pvmove -- moving physical extents in inactive volume group "vg01"
> >> pvmove -- WARNING: moving of active logical volumes may cause data loss!
> >> pvmove -- do you want to continue? [y/n] y
> >> pvmove -- ERROR "pv_move_pe(): PE lock" pv_move_pe
> >> 
> >> pvmove -- ERROR "pv_move_pe(): PE lock" moving physical extents 
> > i believe the vg should be active....
> 
> Sigh -- it warns that data loss can occur if they are active, so I assumed 
> that they should be inactive.  If it has to be active, why does it quietly say 
> `extents in inactive volume' and not warn that they should be active ?

I think the warning is just telling you that if you loose power whilst
the move is in progress bad things could happen.  Heinz can you
clarify please.

- Joe


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