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Re: [linux-lvm] Re: Help! Upgrade 2.2.18 -> 2.4.4 killed a PV



Jens,
you need to run pvcreate on the invalid PV before running vgcfgrestore.

Regards,
Heinz    -- The LVM Guy --

On Tue, May 29, 2001 at 09:34:36AM +0200, Jens Benecke wrote:
> On Tue, May 29, 2001 at 01:06:28AM +0200, Jens Benecke wrote:
> > Hello,
> > 
> > I upgraded to 2.2.4 (0.9.1-beta2) from 2.2.18 (LVM 0.9) and this seems to
> > have killed one of my PVs. I tried the 0.9 utilities and updated to
> > 0.9.1-beta7 when I noticed the problems. No change. Booting back to 2.2.18
> > didn't help, the PV was gone there as well.
> 
> follow-up:
> 
> vgcfgrestore doesn't work, because LVM thinks my hdc1 is no PV. Here's the
> output:
> 
> 
> vgcfgrestore -n data -ll:
> 	--- Volume group ---
> 	VG Name               data
> 	VG Access             read/write
> 	VG Status             NOT available/resizable
> 	VG #                  0
> 	MAX LV                256
> 	Cur LV                1
> 	Open LV               0
> 	MAX LV Size           255.99 GB
> 	Max PV                256
> 	Cur PV                2
> 	Act PV                2
> 	VG Size               95.44 GB
> 	PE Size               4 MB
> 	Total PE              24432
> 	Alloc PE / Size       24432 / 95.44 GB
> 	Free  PE / Size       0 / 0
> 	VG UUID               ec0e1J-hf9c-2DVg-VMGE-Qn1c-HPgl-z1jMGO
> 	
> 	--- Logical volume ---
> 	LV Name                /dev/data/archiv
> 	VG Name                data
> 	LV Write Access        read/write
> 	LV Status              NOT available
> 	LV #                   1
> 	# open                 0
> 	LV Size                95.44 GB
> 	Current LE             24432
> 	Allocated LE           24432
> 	Allocation             next free
> 	Read ahead sectors     120
> 	Block device           58:0
> 	
> 	
> 	--- Physical volume ---
> 	PV Name               /dev/hdc1
> 	VG Name               data
> 	PV Size               76.33 GB / NOT usable 3.96 MB [LVM: 197 KB]
> 	PV#                   1
> 	PV Status             NOT available
> 	Allocatable           yes (but full)
> 	Cur LV                1
> 	PE Size (KByte)       4096
> 	Total PE              19539
> 	Free PE               0
> 	Allocated PE          19539
> 	PV UUID               Re4KFN-ES3b-K2zz-EIer-iYKv-i7wX-lHTPGN
> 	
> 	--- Physical volume ---
> 	PV Name               /dev/hda1
> 	VG Name               data
> 	PV Size               19.12 GB / NOT usable 2.27 MB [LVM: 140 KB]
> 	PV#                   2
> 	PV Status             NOT available
> 	Allocatable           yes (but full)
> 	Cur LV                1
> 	PE Size (KByte)       4096
> 	Total PE              4893
> 	Free PE               0
> 	Allocated PE          4893
> 	PV UUID               qT529c-dwfb-utXE-1Ds4-18AV-0I6O-2cHdfR
> 
> 
> vgcfgrestore -v -n data /dev/hdc1:
> 	vgcfgrestore -- locking logical volume manager
> 	vgcfgrestore -- restoring volume group "data" from "/etc/lvmconf/data.conf"
> 	vgcfgrestore -- checking existence of "/etc/lvmconf/data.conf"
> 	vgcfgrestore -- reading volume group data for "data" from "/etc/lvmconf/data.conf"
> 	vgcfgrestore -- reading physical volume data for "data" from "/etc/lvmconf/data.conf"
> 	vgcfgrestore -- reading logical volume data for "data" from "/etc/lvmconf/data.conf"
> 	vgcfgrestore -- checking volume group consistency of "data"
> 	vgcfgrestore -- checking volume group consistency of "data"
> 	vgcfgrestore -- reading physical volume "/dev/hdc1"
> 	vgcfgrestore -- ERROR "pv_read(): PV identifier invalid" reading physical volume "/dev/hdc1"
> 
> 
> Thank you!
> 
> -- 
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