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Re: [linux-lvm] Can't pvcreate second partition...



On Mon, May 07, 2001 at 04:13:38PM -0600, Diehl, Jeffrey wrote:
> The problem with this theory is that I'm running 2.2.18, not 2.4.x.

Doh. I guess it isn't a 2.4x only problem then.  ;)  Very odd.  Has anyone
seen this when the LVM patches are not applied?

> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: AJ Lewis [mailto:lewis sistina com]
> > Sent: May 06, 2001 10:12 PM
> > To: linux-lvm sistina com
> > Subject: Re: [linux-lvm] Can't pvcreate second partition...
> > 
> > 
> > On Sun, May 06, 2001 at 10:36:13AM -0700, Darren Young wrote:
> > > Funny, I had the same issue at the same time. I
> > > created /dev/hdb7 with fdisk and then a pvcreate just
> > > after. pvcreate stated that the dev didn't exist.
> > > Reboot fixed the problem. This could be a problem for
> > > machines already up in production with small windows
> > > for restarts. Why is this necessary and will it become
> > > a "non-issue" in future releases? If this will be
> > > necessary forever, then some simple planning would
> > > solve the problem, at least on new installations. Any
> > > way around this?
> > 
> > This appears to be an issue with fdisk and the 2.4.x series 
> > Linux kernels.
> > It has nothing to do with LVM as far as i can tell.  I've had 
> > problems where
> > I run fdisk to change the size of a partition, but linux 
> > doesn't detect the
> > change.  /proc/partitions is identical before and after i 
> > attempt to write
> > out the changes with fdisk.  I'm not sure what has caused this. Maybe
> > someone else on the list knows?
> > 
> > I'll try to verify this when i get into work tomorrow.
> > 
> > Regards,
> > -- 
> > AJ Lewis
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