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Re: [linux-lvm] LVM fails at bootup



On Mon, Nov 12, 2001 at 12:32:27PM -0700, Andreas Dilger wrote:
> On Nov 12, 2001  14:19 -0500, Bradley M Alexander wrote:
> > I added the vgscan and the vgchange commands to the end of the checkroot.sh
> > script (which in Debian is different from the mountfs.sh script). When the
> > vgscan runs, it generates about two pages of drive errors:
> > 
> > hdb: read_intr: status=0x59 { DriveReady SeekComplete DataRequest Error }
> > hdb: read_intr: error=0x04 { DriveStatusError }
> 
> Don't know about this - looks like hardware problems.

I thought so too, but the fact that it only happens when I try to enable
LVM at bootup makes me think its not. I had a Debian mirror on this drive
prior to this, and it never gave me errors, and if I boot without LVM and
enable it after boot by hand, I don't get these errors. I'm suspecting its
some interaction with devfs, which is why I came here. 

> > followed by two
> > 
> > modprobe: Can't locate module /dev/vg01
> > I get a series of "Can't locate module /dev/vg01/<logical volume> errors.
> 
> Maybe you need the following lines in your /etc/modules.conf:
> 
> alias block-major-58 lvm-mod
> alias char-major-109 lvm-mod

I compiled it into the kernel rather than modular. But I added these to
modules.conf anyway. No change.

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--Brad
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Debian/GNU Linux Developer		 |   storm debian org
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