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Re: [linux-lvm] vgscan ERROR


This was solved by manually enabling the vg from a backup

I used vgcfgrestore -ll -n lv -f ./lv.conf to verify the backup

and restoring the vg with (as in an archived email from Heinz)

cp lv.conf /etc/lvmtab.d/lv
echo -ne 'lv\0' > /etc/lvmtab
vgchange -ay

It seems that with beta-2 adding a pv causes problems...  Upgrading both
the kernel and tools to beta6 corrected the bug (with the VFS patch for
reiserfs snapshots).

Ed Tomlinson

On Thursday 22 March 2001 16:56, you wrote:
> Hi,
> I had a vg called lv setup with two full disk in it (hde1 40G, hdeg 4G)
> In this there are four logical volumes:
> swap - striped on hde and hdg
> home_a - main disk
> home_b - mirroed with raid 1
> root - my reiserfs root file system.
> Once I finish moving root to lvm and was able to get reiserfs snapshots
> work I decided to add my old root partn to lvm.  So I did the following:
> cfdisk /dev/hda and changed the type of hda3 to 8e and wrote the block.
> pvcreate /dev/hda3
> vgextend /dev/hda3 lv
> now running vgscan gives me:
> oscar# vgscan
> vgscan -- reading all physical volumes (this may take a while...)
> vgscan -- found active volume group "lv"
> vgscan -- ERROR "vg_read_with_pv_and_lv(): allocated LE of LV" can't get
> data of volume group "lv" from physical volume(s) vgscan -- ERROR
> "vg_read_with_pv_and_lv(): allocated LE of LV" creating "/etc/lvmtab" and
> "/etc/lvmtab.d"
> I am using ac21 with the 090 debs off the sistima ftp site...
> How do I fix this????
> Ed Tomlinson
> PS. all is not completly lost, my backup is still running... and I finially
> realized that just because ide-tape refuses to read my tapes using st and
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