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Re: [linux-lvm] pvscan - - invalid i/o protocol version

On Sun, Jul 08, 2001 at 01:34:23PM +0200, Pascal Heger wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm new to LVM, and desperate to get it working on a 3 disk linux box.
> I'm running Kernel version 2.4.6, and installed the binary 'RedHat' version 
> 8.1 of LVM.
> I have compiled the kernel with LVM as a module, and everything seems to 
> work fine at bootup (/proc/lvm is there).
> The module is loaded at bootup, and i put the vgscan and vgchange scripts in 
> rc.sysinit.
> I have changed the partition type of hdb, and hdc to 0x8e. But when i try to 
> run pvcreate /dev/hdb1 i get:
> pvcreate - - ERROR: "/etc/lvmtab" doesn't exist; please run vgscan.
> And when i run vgscan:
> vgscan - - invalid i/o protocol version
> What did i do wrong? Did i install the wrong version of LVM?
> Any help will be greatly appreciated.

You don't have the driver in your kernel.

Check in your kernel configuration if LVM is activated.

In case you've got the driver as a module, you need to load it manually or
preferably have it loaded by kmod. Maybe your modules.conf doesn't cover
the LVM module load?

> Pascal.
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