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Re: [linux-lvm] Cannot create an lvm.



On Tue, Aug 27, 2002 at 03:46:46PM -0700, Glenn Shannon wrote:
>  
> Actually your comment made me think.
> 
> I am running Sourcemage Linux(I am one of the developers) and we use
> devfs mounted on /devices with symlinks from /dev.
> 
> After I created a symlink from /dev/mass (the vg) that pointed to
> /devices/mass (the actual device) all was well.

Yes. That's a thing LVM1 can't handle automatically :(
LVM2 can cover it happily because the device name space is fully configurable.

Regards,
Heinz    -- The LVM Guy --

> 
> Thanks all!
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: linux-lvm-admin sistina com
> [mailto:linux-lvm-admin sistina com] On Behalf Of Heinz J .
> Mauelshagen
> Sent: Tuesday, August 27, 2002 12:11 AM
> To: linux-lvm sistina com
> Subject: Re: [linux-lvm] Cannot create an lvm.
> 
> 
> Glenn,
> 
> I guess you are not using devfs and your /dev/ nodes for the
> LVM devices might be wrong.
> 
> Please run "vgmknodes;vgchange -ay" and retry to create your LV in VG
> "mass".
> 
> BTW: you should better try LVM2 (our new development code base)
> rather than
>      LVM1.1, which has been an interim development version. In case
> you need
>      to stick with version 1, please take the recent 1.0.5 production
> version.
> 
> Regards,
> Heinz    -- The LVM Guy --
> 
> 
> On Mon, Aug 26, 2002 at 06:17:06PM -0700, Glenn Shannon wrote:
> >  
> > Hi all.
> > 
> > I am having a problem creating a new LVM on my system.
> > 
> > I currently have one on there, and am trying to replace it with a
> > bigger set of drives.
> > 
> > It is failing when I go to lvcreate a logical volume.
> > 
> > Vgdisplay reports:
> > 
> > root warlock:~# vgdisplay
> > --- Volume group ---
> <SNIP>
> > VG UUID               NxrOxe-GXEF-Cslo-D3NH-oXBg-mlxu-jsqdMo
> > 
> > 
> > root warlock:~# vgdisplay --version
> > vgdisplay: Logical Volume Manager 1.1-rc2
> > Heinz Mauelshagen, Sistina Software  23/04/2002 (IOP 10)
> > 
> > root warlock:~#
> > 
> > root warlock:~# dmesg|grep LVM
> > LVM version 1.1-rc2(23/04/2002)
> > root warlock:~#
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > 
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> > read the LVM HOW-TO at http://www.sistina.com/lvm/Pages/howto.html
> 
> *** Software bugs are stupid.
>     Nevertheless it needs not so stupid people to solve them ***
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Heinz Mauelshagen                                 Sistina Software Inc.
Senior Consultant/Developer                       Am Sonnenhang 11
                                                  56242 Marienrachdorf
                                                  Germany
Mauelshagen Sistina com                           +49 2626 141200
                                                       FAX 924446
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