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Re: [linux-lvm] Removing an old disk, and some vgexport/import love..



Chris... I think I love you, that was indeed the problem and your solution
solved it.  I'd like to thank you both for helping me out, have a good one..

--Matt

----- Original Message -----
From: "Christian Limpach"
To: <linux-lvm sistina com>
Sent: Thursday, September 19, 2002 7:48 AM
Subject: Re: [linux-lvm] Removing an old disk, and some vgexport/import
love..


> Quoting Matt <lightning aci net>:
>
> > > > PV Name (#)           /dev/hde1 (1)
> > > > PV Name (#)           /dev/hdg1 (3)
> > > > PV Name (#)           /dev/hdf1 (4)
>
> what happened here is that vgreduce doesn't renumber the PVs and if you
> export the VG and try to reimport it, vgimport complains because it
expects
> the PVs to be numbered contiguously.  I had this same problem a couple of
> weeks ago.  I solved it by patching the VGDA on the new disk, renumbering
the
> PV to get the number of the PV I had removed and then everything was ok
again.
>
> It seems like you'll need to renumber /dev/hdf1 to be PV#2 from being
PV#4.
> Check with pvdata that the PVs are indeed numbered as above, make a copy
of
> the first few sectors of /dev/hdf1 and then try the following:
> printf "\0002" | dd of=/dev/hdf1 bs=1 count=1 seek=432 conv=notrunc
>
> --
> Christian Limpach <chris Pin LU>
>
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