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Re: [linux-lvm] Upgrade Linux 2.2 to 2.4 problems

On Tue, Oct 01, 2002 at 11:22:22PM +0100, Dick Middleton wrote:
> I'm still having difficulty getting LVM to behave itself on a 2.4 kernel 
> when it
> works fine on a 2.2 kernel.  I'm using beta7 on both kernels - the 2.4 
> kernel
> is 2.4.10.ac4 which seems to have version beta7(ish) in it.  I'm booting 
> through
> initrd as /root is on LVM.
> vgscan appears to work ok but vgchange fails with:
> Error- can't get names of physical volumes - please check if /proc is 
> mounted.
> Well, /proc is mounted - in fact if it isn't mounted I don't this error.
> What does this error message mean and what's likely to be wrong to cause it?


this can't be the exact LVM 0.9-Beta7 error message.
Is /proc really mounted, *before* vgchange runs in /linuxrc?

BTW: why do you use such an old kernel and LVM version?
     Please give a recent one and LVM 1.0.5 a try.

> Many thanks
> Dick
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