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Re: [linux-lvm] Can't mke2fs lv



On Mon, Feb 11, 2002 at 09:34:04AM -0800, Marc MERLIN wrote:
> I've never had this problem before, it's on a 2.4.14 kernel with lvm
> 1.0.1rc4:
> 
> gargamel:~# lvscan 
> lvscan -- ACTIVE            "/dev/BootMylexLVM/usr" [1.50 GB]
> lvscan -- ACTIVE            "/dev/BootMylexLVM/var" [2.00 GB]
> lvscan -- ACTIVE            "/dev/BootMylexLVM/home" [115.00 GB]
> lvscan -- 3 logical volumes with 118.50 GB total in 1 volume group
<SNIP>
>         4096000, 7962624, 11239424, 20480000, 23887872
> 
> File size limit exceeded
> 
> 
> Did I do something stupid, or do I need to upgrade?
> (I did do a quick search on this kind of failure, but didn't find anything)

No, there's an OS bug related to the 2 GB file size limit which causes both your
problems. You must be directly logged in as 'root', *no* 'su root' in order
to run the commands fine.

> 
> 
> Details on the VG:
> gargamel:~# vgdisplay  -v
> --- Volume group ---
> VG Name               BootMylexLVM
<SNIP>
> PV Status             available / allocatable
> Total PE / Free PE    8700 / 1116
> 
> 
> Thanks,
> Marc
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