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Re: [linux-lvm] vgscan errors



On Tue, Mar 05, 2002 at 02:20:44PM -0600, Kelly Corbin wrote:
> Well, after rooting around, it looks like my partition table was screwed 
> up.  However, when try to create the vg and lv again (after re-fdisking 
> the disk) it fails at the lv creation.  Vgcreate works with no problem; 
> I can reboot and re-activate the vg I just created.  When I run 
> lvcreate, I get the following error:
> 
> #lvcreate -l23722 -nfirst_lv first_vg
> lvcreate -- ERROR 0 writing volume group backup file 
> /etc/lvmtab.d/first_vg.tmp in vg_cfgbackup.c [line 268]
> lvcreate --  WARNING: you don't have an automatic backup of "first_vg"
> lvcreate -- logical volume "/dev/first_vg/first_lv successfully created.
> 
> vgdisplay then shows the correct number of free/used extents (1 free, 
> the rest used), but a vgscan now will fail miserably (before or after 
> reboot) with the same error (ERROR 2)
> 
> This is a new disk that I'm trying to setup for the first time.
> 
> Ideas?

It is probably too little free space in the root fs.
Because you've got somany extents the size of the metadata backup is bigger
as well.

Check your root fs free space, please.

> 
> Thanks.
> 
> 
> Heinz J . Mauelshagen wrote:
> 
> > Error 2 is ENOENT (no entry).
> > Could be a space problem in case / run full.
> > 
> > Regards,
> > Heinz    -- The LVM Guy --
> > 
> 
> 
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