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Re: [linux-lvm] vgextend segfaults



On Wed, Jan 24, 2001 at 03:35:30PM +0100, wim bakker wrote:
> Hai,
> setup: RH7 with all updates applied
> kernel: 2.4.0 and 2.4.1-pre10
> LVM: tried 0.9, 0.9.1-beta1 and 0.9.1-beta2
> with fdisk I created 4 primary partitions on a testdrive all
> 8e.

Ok, this may be a silly question, but did you apply the LVM 0.9.1_beta2
kernel patch to 2.4.0 and recompile the kernel?  If you did not, it would
not be surprising that you are getting this error.  Look at the README in
the PATCHES directory for information on generating a 0.9.1 Beta2 patch.

> After that I do a pvcreate for those 4 partitiions:
> --------------------------------
> [root water 0.9]# pvcreate -v /dev/sdb1
> pvcreate -- locking logical volume manager
> pvcreate -- checking physical volume name "/dev/sdb1"
> pvcreate -- getting physical volume size
> pvcreate -- checking partition type
> pvcreate -- creating new physical volume
> pvcreate -- setting up physical volume for /dev/sdb1 with
> 3212937 sectors
> pvcreate -- writing physical volume data to disk "/dev/sdb1"
> pvcreate -- physical volume "/dev/sdb1" successfully created
> pvcreate -- unlocking logical volume manager
> 
> [root water 0.9]# pvcreate -v /dev/sdb2
> pvcreate -- locking logical volume manager
> pvcreate -- checking physical volume name "/dev/sdb2"
> pvcreate -- getting physical volume size
> pvcreate -- checking partition type
> pvcreate -- creating new physical volume
> pvcreate -- setting up physical volume for /dev/sdb2 with
> 3213000 sectors
> pvcreate -- writing physical volume data to disk "/dev/sdb2"
> pvcreate -- physical volume "/dev/sdb2" successfully created
> pvcreate -- unlocking logical volume manager
> 
> [root water 0.9]# pvcreate -v /dev/sdb3
> pvcreate -- locking logical volume manager
> pvcreate -- checking physical volume name "/dev/sdb3"
> pvcreate -- getting physical volume size
> pvcreate -- checking partition type
> pvcreate -- creating new physical volume
> pvcreate -- setting up physical volume for /dev/sdb3 with
> 6426000 sectors
> pvcreate -- writing physical volume data to disk "/dev/sdb3"
> pvcreate -- physical volume "/dev/sdb3" successfully created
> pvcreate -- unlocking logical volume manager
> 
> [root water 0.9]# pvcreate -v /dev/sdb4
> pvcreate -- locking logical volume manager
> pvcreate -- checking physical volume name "/dev/sdb4"
> pvcreate -- getting physical volume size
> pvcreate -- checking partition type
> pvcreate -- creating new physical volume
> pvcreate -- setting up physical volume for /dev/sdb4 with
> 5076540 sectors
> pvcreate -- writing physical volume data to disk "/dev/sdb4"
> pvcreate -- physical volume "/dev/sdb4" successfully created
> pvcreate -- unlocking logical volume manager
> -----------------------------------
> then I do a vgscan
> -----------------------------
> [root water 0.9]# vgscan
> vgscan -- reading all physical volumes (this may take a
> while...)
> vgscan -- no volume groups found
> --------------------------------------
> then I do a vgcreate:
> --------------------------------------
> [root water 0.9]# vgcreate -A y -l 10 -p 20 -s 4M -v testl
> /dev/sdb1
> vgcreate -- checking volume group name
> vgcreate -- checking volume group directory existence
> vgcreate -- locking logical volume manager
> vgcreate -- checking volume group "testl" existence
> vgcreate -- counting all existing volume groups
> vgcreate -- reading all physical volume data from disks
> vgcreate -- checking if all given physical volumes in
> command line are new
> vgcreate -- checking physical volumes name "/dev/sdb1"
> vgcreate -- checking physical volume "/dev/sdb1"
> vgcreate -- getting size of physical volume "/dev/sdb1"
> vgcreate -- size of physical volume "/dev/sdb1"  is 3212937
> sectors
> vgcreate -- checking for new physical volume "/dev/sdb1"
> vgcreate -- checking for identical physical volumes on
> command line
> vgcreate -- 1 physical volume will be inserted into volume
> group "testl"
> vgcreate -- checking command line arguments
> vgcreate -- INFO: maximum of 20 physical volumes
> vgcreate -- INFO: maximum of 10 logical volumes
> vgcreate -- setting up volume data for creation
> vgcreate -- INFO: maximum logical volume size is 255.99
> Gigabyte
> vgcreate -- storing volume group data on disk(s)
> vgcreate -- removing any invalid special files of volume
> group "testl"
> vgcreate -- creating volume group directory /dev/testl
> vgcreate -- creating VGDA for volume group "testl" in kernel
> vgcreate -- inserting volume group "testl" into
> "/etc/lvmtab"
> vgcreate -- checking volume group name "testl"
> vgcreate -- checking volume group consistency of "testl"
> vgcreate -- checking existence of "/etc/lvmtab.d"
> vgcreate -- storing volume group data of "testl" in
> "/etc/lvmtab.d/testl.tmp"
> vgcreate -- storing physical volume data of "testl" in
> "/etc/lvmtab.d/testl.tmp"
> vgcreate -- storing logical volume data of volume group
> "testl" in "/etc/lvmtab.d/testl.tmp"
> vgcreate -- renaming "/etc/lvmtab.d/testl.tmp" to
> "/etc/lvmtab.d/testl"
> vgcreate -- doing automatic backup of volume group "testl"
> vgcreate -- checking volume group name "testl"
> vgcreate -- checking volume group consistency of "testl"
> vgcreate -- checking existence of "/etc/lvmconf"
> vgcreate -- making directory "/etc/lvmconf"
> vgcreate -- storing volume group data of "testl" in
> "/etc/lvmconf/testl.conf.tmp"
> vgcreate -- storing physical volume data of "testl" in
> "/etc/lvmconf/testl.conf.tmp"
> vgcreate -- storing logical volume data of volume group
> "testl" in "/etc/lvmconf/testl.conf.tmp"
> vgcreate -- checking existence of
> "/etc/lvmconf/testl.conf.tmp"
> vgcreate -- checking existence of "/etc/lvmconf/testl.conf"
> vgcreate -- renaming "/etc/lvmconf/testl.conf.tmp" to
> "/etc/lvmconf/testl.conf"
> vgcreate -- unlocking logical volume manager
> vgcreate -- volume group "testl" successfully created and
> activated
> 
> [root water 0.9]# vgdisplay -v
> --- Volume group ---
> VG Name               testl
> VG Access             read/write
> VG Status             available/resizable
> VG #                  0
> MAX LV                10
> Cur LV                0
> Open LV               0
> MAX LV Size           255.99 GB
> Max PV                20
> Cur PV                1
> Act PV                1
> VG Size               1.53 GB
> PE Size               4 MB
> Total PE              392
> Alloc PE / Size       0 / 0
> Free  PE / Size       392 / 1.53 GB
> VG UUID               ZUVQqV-cWzF-W0Ce-qJPk-wTN5-qKX3-PyNPeC
> 
> --- No logical volumes defined in testl ---
> 
> 
> --- Physical volumes ---
> PV Name (#)           /dev/sdb1 (1)
> PV Status             available / allocatable
> Total PE / Free PE    392 / 392
> --------------------------------------
> Then I do a vgextend:
> --------------------------------------
>  vgextend -v testl /dev/sdb2
> vgextend -- locking logical volume manager
> vgextend -- checking volume group name "testl"
> vgextend -- checking volume group "testl" existence
> vgextend -- checking for inactivity of volume group
> vgextend -- reading data of volume group "testl" from lvmtab
> vgextend -- INFO: maximum logical volume size is 255.99
> Gigabyte
> vgextend -- reading data for all physical volumes from
> disk(s)
> vgextend -- extending VGDA structures of volume group
> "testl"
> vgextend -- volume group "testl" will be extended by 1 new
> physical volumes
> vgextend -- extending volume group "testl" by physical
> volume "/dev/sdb2" in kernel
> Segmentation fault
> ----------------------------------------
> It segfaults , it segfaults whatever 2.4.0 or 2.4.1-prexxx
> I use, I tried this with the above mentioned lvm's
> and allways the same result. a segfault .
> Now what am I doink wrong???
> I tried this on two different machine one dual processor
> with
> adaptec 29160 adapter and one with 53c875 adapter 
> both with the same disks quantum 9Gb u2w disks
> TIA 
> 
> wim bakker
> ComNed Netwerken BV
> 31 20 4350025
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