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Re: [linux-lvm] Problems with pvmove



Andreas,

could you provide a "pvdisplay -v | tail -22" output of the PV in question
in order to check if you suffer from a misalocation problem which would lead
to a last PE being allocated partially beyond the end of the underlying devive.

Regards,
Heinz    -- The LVM Guy --


On Sun, Sep 09, 2001 at 04:55:30PM +0000, Andreas Gorf wrote:
> I've followed the discussion started by ?fejf?.
> 
> Indeed i have the same problem that pvmove exits with an error when i try 
> to
> move PEs from one PV to another.
> 
> To exclude the possibility of a defect HD i tried to reproduce the error 
> on several
> independent systems.
> 
> The error always occurs when i try to move a complete filled PV to 
> another. In this case all but the last
> PE on this PV are moved. The last one isn't movable whatever i did.
> 
> If the PV wasn't filled at 100% everything goes fine.
> 
> To reproduce the error try the following:
> 
> - create a VG with three Pvs at the same size
> - create a LV which covers the first PV completely and the second partly
> - try to all PEs from the first PV to the third - the error will occur
> - move the moved PEs back to the first PV - everything goes fine
> - try to move the PEs lying on the second PV to the third - everything 
> goes fine
> 
> 
> ...any ideas?
> 
> 
> Andreas...
> 
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