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Re: [linux-lvm] pvversion failure



On Wed, Jul 25, 2001 at 05:11:42PM +0100, James Pattinson wrote:
> Oops - hate to reply to my own message, but I just noticed the -1 in my
> pvversion command. To clarify, I get the same behaviour if I use -2 as
> well.

Yes, I guessed that already.

My guess is, that the long device pathes trigger a regex bug we didn't hit
during our tests.

Could you switch devfs of and retry pvversion in order
to work around that assumed flaw?

> 
> James
> 
> On Wed, 25 Jul 2001, James Pattinson wrote:
> 
> > Hi
> >
> > Trying to upgrade from beta7 to beta8. I have 2 PVs, neither of which are
> > empty, that belong to a single VG, vg00.
> >
> > When trying to upgrade the PVs to version 2, I get:
> >
> > ./pvversion -1 /dev/ide/host2/bus0/target0/lun0/part1
> > pvversion -- created dummy LV "/dev/vg00/pvversionpart19519" on empty PV
> > "/dev/ide/host2/bus0/target0/lun0/part1"
> > pvversion -- ERROR: pv_display() failed again
> > pvversion -- giving up on "/dev/ide/host2/bus0/target0/lun0/part1"
> >
> > [root greebo tools]# lvmdiskscan | grep LVM
> > lvmdiskscan -- /dev/ide/host2/bus0/target0/lun0/part1  [      16.02 GB]
> > Primary  LVM partition [0x8E]
> > lvmdiskscan -- /dev/ide/host2/bus1/target0/lun0/part1  [      16.02 GB]
> > Primary  LVM partition [0x8E]
> > lvmdiskscan -- 2 LVM physical volume partitions
> > [root greebo tools]#
> >
> > It seems the pvversion program thinks my PV is empty, and tries to create
> > a dummy LV on it. But of course it's not empty.
> >
> > I created my PVs, VG and LVs using beta7 kernel and tools not too long
> > ago. Im using devfs as you can see.
> >
> > Any ideas?
> >
> > James
> >
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> >
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