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Re: [linux-lvm] vgcfgrestore error !



Igor,

I overlooked the 'active VG' message vgcfgrestore is displaying.
Because 'vgchange -an lvm1' wont't work in your situation I am afraid you need
to reboot before being able to run vgcfgrestore successfully.

Regards,
Heinz    -- The LVM Guy --


On Mon, Nov 19, 2001 at 01:19:11PM +0100, Igor Dumaire wrote:
> > you need to figure out, which Physical Volumes (PVs) belong to your VG lvm1
> > by running 'vgcfgrestore -ll -n lvm1'. Please check for the PV list at
> > the end of the output.
> 
> 
> > Then restore the LVM metadata by running 'vgcfgrestore -n lvm1 /dev/hdWhatever`
> > on every of those.
> # vgcfgrestore -n lvm1 /dev/hde1
> vgcfgrestore -- can't restore part of active volume group "lvm1"
> vgcfgrestore [-d|--debug] [-f|--file VGConfPath] [-l[l]|--list [--list]]
>         [-n|--name VolumeGroupName] [-h|--help]
>         [-o|--oldpath OldPhysicalVolumePath] [-t|--test] [-v|--verbose]
>         [--version] [PhysicalVolumePath]
> # vgcfgrestore -n lvm1 /dev/hdf1
> vgcfgrestore -- can't restore part of active volume group "lvm1"
> vgcfgrestore [-d|--debug] [-f|--file VGConfPath] [-l[l]|--list [--list]]
>         [-n|--name VolumeGroupName] [-h|--help]
>         [-o|--oldpath OldPhysicalVolumePath] [-t|--test] [-v|--verbose]
>         [--version] [PhysicalVolumePath]
> # vgcfgrestore -n lvm1 /dev/hdc1
> vgcfgrestore -- can't restore part of active volume group "lvm1"
> vgcfgrestore [-d|--debug] [-f|--file VGConfPath] [-l[l]|--list [--list]]
>         [-n|--name VolumeGroupName] [-h|--help]
>         [-o|--oldpath OldPhysicalVolumePath] [-t|--test] [-v|--verbose]
>         [--version] [PhysicalVolumePath]
> 
> 
> What's about "PV Status             NOT available" in vgcfgrestore -ll -n lvm1
> message ?!
> 
> --- Volume group ---
> VG Name               lvm1
> VG Access             read/write
> VG Status             NOT available/resizable
> VG #                  0
> MAX LV                255
> Cur LV                1
> Open LV               0
> MAX LV Size           255.99 GB
> Max PV                255
> Cur PV                3
> Act PV                3
> VG Size               171.79 GB
> PE Size               4.00 MB
> Total PE              43977
> Alloc PE / Size       43776 / 171.00 GB
> Free  PE / Size       201 / 804.00 MB
> VG UUID               iwDjRO-WlFd-GZUw-DU20-GP8C-mMwV-MkzCeR
> 
> --- Logical volume ---
> LV Name                /dev/lvm1/Data
> VG Name                lvm1
> LV Write Access        read/write
> LV Status              available
> LV #                   1
> # open                 0
> LV Size                171.00 GB
> Current LE             43776
> Allocated LE           43776
> Allocation             next free
> Read ahead sectors     120
> Block device           58:0
> 
> 
> --- Physical volume ---
> PV Name               /dev/hde1
> VG Name               lvm1
> PV Size               57.27 GB / NOT usable 8.11 MB [LVM: 181.00 KB]
> PV#                   1
> PV Status             NOT available
> Allocatable           yes (but full)
> Cur LV                1
> PE Size (KByte)       4096
> Total PE              14659
> Free PE               0
> Allocated PE          14659
> PV UUID               kbvz5r-hJlN-WU9Q-7xwj-alJ6-8UfO-jopMFc
>  
> --- Physical volume ---
> PV Name               /dev/hdf1
> VG Name               lvm1
> PV Size               57.27 GB / NOT usable 8.11 MB [LVM: 181.00 KB]
> PV#                   2
> PV Status             NOT available
> Allocatable           yes (but full)
> Cur LV                1
> PE Size (KByte)       4096
> Total PE              14659
> Free PE               0
> Allocated PE          14659
> PV UUID               weQY7t-7II0-7t74-hVI5-Dj8Y-CV0O-8CyGqh
>  
> --- Physical volume ---
> PV Name               /dev/hdc1
> VG Name               lvm1
> PV Size               57.27 GB / NOT usable 8.11 MB [LVM: 181.00 KB]
> PV#                   3
> PV Status             available
> Allocatable           yes
> Cur LV                1
> PE Size (KByte)       4096
> Total PE              14659
> Free PE               201
> Allocated PE          14458
> PV UUID               BFvA7F-ccvF-e5r1-3QH7-02JG-dH4r-AOYF64
> 
> 
> -- 
> Igor Dumaire
> 
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