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Re: [linux-lvm] [BUG] pvmove failed on last PE in PV

On Tue, Feb 12, 2002 at 10:03:52AM +0100, Thor Kristoffersen wrote:
> I have been running LVM for the past six months without any problems until
> last night when I migrated all PVs to a new disk.  On one particular PV
> (hda2) which had all its physical extents allocated, LVM managed to move
> all physical extents except the last one.  It complained about not being
> able to read past the end of the device, and that it was missing the last
> 65536 bytes.  I eventually managed to solve the problem by adding the hda3
> partition to hda2.  Only then was it able to move the last physical extent.


that's a known misalignment issue we had in the 0.9.1 Beta series.
The partition magic you did is one solution to work around this.

Please upgrade to LVM 1.0.2 to avoid further misalignment.

> Hardware setup:
>   Mainboard: MSI K7T266-Pro2
>   Primary master: IBM DTLA-307045
>   Secondary master: Seagate ST380021A
> Software setup:
>   Redhat 7.1
>   Linux 2.4.6.
>   LVM 0.9.1-beta7
> Thor
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