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Re: [linux-lvm] moving single LVM disk from one system to another



On Mon, Aug 19, 2002 at 08:24:00AM -0400, lvm interlinx bc ca wrote:
> It's embarassing but I will come clean...
> 
> On Mon, Aug 19, 2002 at 06:04:57AM -0400, lvm interlinx bc ca wrote:
> > 
> > there are no device nodes under
> > /dev/ide/host0/bus[01]/target0/.  Strange.
> 
> Not so strange once I looked more closely.  To try to soften the
> embarassment, let me explain.  I am moving a disk from one motherboard
> to another.  The board the disk was created on had two pairs (primary
> and secondary times two) of IDE ports.  Regular, ol' IDE on ports
> on hda-hdd and ATA100 on ports hde-hdh.
> 
> Since the disk in question is an ATA 100 disk, I put it on hde to take
> advantage of the faster bus speed.  Not wanting to waste "good" ATA
> 100 ports on silly devices like CD-RW drives I put mine on hda.  And
> of course since it's a writer, added "hda=ide-scsi" to the kernel
> command line.  I think you know where this is going.
> 
> In moving the disk to the new motherboard, it only has a single pair
> of IDE ports (primary and secondary), all ATA100, hda-hdd.  So,
> naturally, I put the disk on hda, which was being masked by the
> hda=ide-scsi kernel parameter.  Thus the empty /dev/ide/.../lun0/
> directory.
> 
> Sorry to bother y'all with such a silly mistake.  :-)

Well, the wonderful world of PC style peripherals :(

> 
> b.
> 
> -- 
> Brian J. Murrell



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