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Re: [linux-lvm] Adding to vg broke it :-(


what's in your syslog WRT your problem?
What does "vgscan" say?
Does "pvscan" 'see' all your physical volumes making up the volume group?

On Sun, Nov 10, 2002 at 09:37:16PM -0000, lvmlist spltd f9 co uk wrote:
> Hi all,
> It seems I'm up to my neck in it again :-(
> Briefly, I ran out of space on my LVM mounted /home partition but as I
> have 1.5GB space free on another disk I thought I'd add that to my
> volume group and increase the size of /home. All seemed to go OK until
> reboot upon which my system can only mount / (which is independent of
> LVM). It appears that /etc/lvmtab /etc/lvmtab.d have all been deleted
> hence why it can't find LVG "system".
> /etc/lvmtab exists but is empty.
> /etc/lvmtab.d/ exists but is empty.
> /etc/lvmconf/ exists & contains system.conf.1.old and system.conf
> (newest).
> System is SuSE 8.0 Pro. on i386
> Harddisks: 2 scsi mounted as
> /dev/sdb1        swap
> /dev/sdb2        /
> /dev/sdb3        LVM
> /dev/system/home /home
> /dev/system/usr  /usr
> /dev/system/var  /var
> sda had an old installation of SuSE on it is
>  presently unused (and half the size of sdb).
> Any guidance as to where to go from here would
> be appreciated pls.
> Thanks,
> Mark Pearson.  
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