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Re: [linux-lvm] LVM vgscan problems



>>>>> "John" == John Moser <jmoser erc wisc edu> writes:

    John> After having a bit of success with LVM under Linux (kernel
    John> 2.4, LVM version 0.9) over the past couple of months, I've
    John> encountered this problem on a reboot of my LVM-enabled
    John> machine:

    John> root computer:/etc# vgscan -v vgscan -- removing
    John> "/etc/lvmtab" and "/etc/lvmtab.d" vgscan -- reading all
    John> physical volumes (this may take a while...)  vgscan --
    John> scanning for all active volume group(s) first vgscan --
    John> found inactive volume group "test " vgscan -- reading data
    John> of volume group "test" from physical volume(s) vgscan --
    John> ERROR "vg_read_with_pv_and_lv(): allocated LE of LV" can't
    John> get data of volume group "test" from physical volume(s)
    John> vgscan -- ERROR "vg_read_with_pv_and_lv(): allocated LE of
    John> LV" creating "/etc/lvmtab" and "/etc/lvmtab.d"

    John> Does anyone know how to fix this?  Or what might cause it?
    John> There's critical data on the filesystem, and I'd like to get
    John> it back up and running asap.

Note I'm a LVM newbie so possibly may be of little help, but some
standard questions :-

- anything else in your logs, hardware, SCSI problems

- which 2.4, from what I gather, anything before 2.2.4 has problems in
  various places (not LVM)

Sincerely,

Adrian Phillips

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