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Re: [linux-lvm] Pvmove fails... No free PE's


is your LV striped? In this case, pvmove complains because it can't
move 2 stripes onto one PV.

If so, you need another disk to be pvcreated/vgextend to your VG in order
to pvmove data over.

On Wed, Jan 16, 2002 at 07:52:18AM +0100, Anders Widman wrote:
> I have a bad disk (hdl1) that needs to be replaced. It is 40GB, or 1220 PE's. I have another disk which is about 120GB, but has 1221 free PE's. Both disks are in the same VG, Server and the same LV, 
> FTPRoot. When I try "pvmove -v /dev/hdl1" it failes (doesn't even start, really) and tells me I haven't any free PE's.
> What can I have missed...
> 1) I shrick the filesystem first with about 60GB
> 2) I use lvreduce to shrick the LV with about 59GB
> 3) I tried "pvmove -v /dev/hdl" to move all PE's on this 40GB disk to the free ones on the other disks. This should have worked, shoudln't it?
> have I missed something critical?
> //Anders
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