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Re: [linux-lvm] lvm 1.0.1-rc4 and vgcreate error



Carlos,

you say you pvcreated /dev/sda[12] successfully, but run
"vgcreate lvmdisk /dev/sda1 /dev/sdb1" which makes vgcreate complain like
you reported below unless /dev/sdb1 is a valid PV too.

On Tue, Jan 15, 2002 at 10:08:37PM -0200, carlos xavier wrote:
> Hi there,
> 
> I'm trying to get LVM working on Linux but is being very frustrating to me.
> 
> I'm running kernel version 2.4.14 and the disks where I'm tryng to do LVM are
> 
> QUANTUM Model: ATLAS10K2-TY367 (scsi)
> I've already tried these versions of LVM: lvm_0.6, lvm_1.0.1 and
> lvm_1.0.1-rc4. All of them give some trouble, but the main problem is that I
> 
> can't create the volume group.
> I followed the howto and partitioned the disks and changed the type to 8e, I
> 
> was able to run pvcreate on the two disks /dev/sda1 and /dev/sda2, but when
> I
> tried to create the volume group I'm getting the following error
> 
> # vgcreate lvmdisk /dev/sda1 /dev/sdb1
> vgcreate -- ERROR "pv_read(): PV identifier invalid" reading physical volumes
> 
> 
> With the version lvm_1.0.1 I was able to create it and mount, but when I
> rebooted the computer I couldn't mount it again, the volume wasn't detected
> 
> and the data tha I put on it was lost.
> 
> I did a trace of the command and I can see that it opens the files
> /etc/lvmtab,
> /etc/lvmtab.d
> /dev/lvm
> /etc/lvmtab
> /proc/partitions and
> /proc/devices
> in that order, and after that it gives me the error.
> 
> Am I missing something?
> Could Somebody tell me how can I get over this trouble?
> 
> Regards.
> 
> Xavier
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