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Re: [linux-lvm] vgscan errors



Error 2 is ENOENT (no entry).
Could be a space problem in case / run full.

Regards,
Heinz    -- The LVM Guy --

On Mon, Mar 04, 2002 at 11:22:10AM -0600, Kelly Corbin wrote:
> I'm getting the following errors when running vgscan from my custom 
> rescue CD:
> 
> vgscan -- reading all physical volumes (this may take a while...)
> vgscan -- found inactive volume group "first_vg"
> vgscan -- ERROR 2 writing volume group backup file 
> /etc/lvmtab.d/first_vg.tmp in vg_cfgbackup.c (line 270)
> vgscan -- ERROR: unable to do a backup of volume group "first_vg"
> 
> Unfortunately, I can't figure out why it couldn't write the backup file. 
>   The directory is successfully created, but apparently it can't write 
> the files there for some reason.
> 
> If I do a -v I get a little more info:
> 
> vgscan -- storing volume group data of "first_vg" in 
> "/etc/lvmtab.d/first_vg.tmp"
> vgscan -- storing physical volume data of "first_vg" in 
> "/etc/lvmtab.d/first_vg.tmp"
> vgscan -- storing logical volume data
> 
> of "first_vg" in "/etc/lvmtab.d/first_vg.tmp"
> 
> vgscan -- ERROR 2 writing volume group backup file 
> /etc/lvmtab.d/first_vg.tmp in vg_cfgbackup.c (line 270)
> vgscan -- ERROR: unable to do a backup of volume group "first_vg"
> 
> This is a new machine and all I have done is create the volume group, 
> mount it and copy data down to it.  I then rebooted and tried to run 
> vgscan again to confirm the consistency of what I had done and got the 
> above errors.  I've done this exact procedure several times before with 
> no problems.  I'm using LVM 1.0.1 with kernel 2.4.16 patched for XFS.
> 
> Is there anything else I can try?  Ideas?
> 
> Thanks!
> 
> Kelly
> 
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