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



No, my LV is not striped, so this should have worked. Well.. I have bought another disk and will move all pe's to that one instead. Hopefully this will work better.

//Anders

2002-01-16 16:08:44, "Heinz J . Mauelshagen" <mauelshagen sistina com> wrote:

>
>Anders,
>
>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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