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Re: [linux-lvm] pv_read(): PV identifier invalid



On Thu, May 30, 2002 at 01:49:56PM +0200, Wiktor Wodecki wrote:
> Hello,
> 
> can anybody please tell me what the following means:
> 
> kakerlak:~# pvscan 
> pvscan -- reading all physical volumes (this may take a while...)
> pvscan -- ERROR "pv_read(): PV identifier invalid" reading physical volumes

If you don't have any partitions, which are of type Linux LVM, that means
LVM pvscan found some full disk device containing data which (almost) looks
like that of a PV.

You can savely ignore that message unless you've got PVs out there ;-)

> 
> this comes regardless if I have any LVM partitions on my system. On a
> sidenote, my primary master ide disk gets wrong CHS values assigned by
> linux. I did override them with the hda=xxxx,xxx,xx boot paramameter,
> but maybe that's the problem. LVM in Questions is 1.0.4 on kernel
> 2.4.19-pre7 with recent vm patches from andrea, netfilter stuff and a patch for my
> scsi adapter.
> 
> -- 
> Regards,
> 
> Wiktor Wodecki      |    http://johoho.eggheads.org
> wodecki gmx de      |    IRC: Johoho IrcNET



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