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Re: [linux-lvm] Problem deleteing PV's



vgscan seems to only update /etc/lvmtab and /etc/lvmtagb.d
a pvchange -x n /dev/sdxx
results in a
pvchange -- unable to find volume group "/dev/xxxx" (VG not active?)
pvchange -- 0 physical volumes changed / 0 physical volumes already o.k.

on all PV's




----- Original Message -----
From: "Austin Gonyou" <austin coremetrics com>
To: <linux-lvm sistina com>
Sent: Wednesday, May 23, 2001 5:53 PM
Subject: Re: [linux-lvm] Problem deleteing PV's


> Have you tried a vgscan to see if there are VG's that you don't need? What
> about pvchange -x n /dev/sdxx?
>
> --
> Austin Gonyou
> Systems Architect, CCNA
> Coremetrics, Inc.
> Phone: 512-796-9023
> email: austin coremetrics com
>
> On Wed, 23 May 2001, Justin Booth wrote:
>
> > Hello,
> >
> >  I have a problem deleteing 4 PV's that I managed to create None of the
> > PV's are in a VG, and I can't figure out how to get rid of them
> >
> > when I do a pvscan It returns something like this:
> >
> > pvscan -- reading all physical volumes (this may take a while)
> > pvscan -- inactive PV "/dev/sdb" is in no VG [12.16] MB
> > pvscan -- inactive PV "/dev/sdb1" is in no VG [8.54] GB
> > pvscan -- inactive PV "/dev/sdc" is in no VG [12.16] MB
> > pvscan -- inactive PV "/dev/sdc1" is in no VG [8.54] GB
> > pvscan -- total: 4 [17.11 GB] / in use 0 [0] / in no VG:  4 [17.11 GB]
> >
> >
> > How do I get rid of these entries to start over again?
> > I've tried deleteing the partition table and recreating them but a
> > subsequent vgscan always brings them back into pvscan
> >
> >
> >  Thanks much,
> >       Justin Booth
> >
>
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