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



Heinz, I am using LVM 1.0.5 with Linux kernel 2.4.19..

-- Matt

----- Original Message -----
From: "Heinz J . Mauelshagen" <mauelshagen sistina com>
To: <linux-lvm sistina com>
Sent: Friday, September 20, 2002 2:37 AM
Subject: Re: [linux-lvm] Removing an old disk, and some vgexport/import
love..


> On Sat, Sep 21, 2002 at 02:42:18PM -0700, Matt wrote:
> > 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..
>
> Which LVM version was it again.
> Need to check if that bug still exists...
>
> Regards,
> Heinz    -- The LVM Guy --
>
> >
> > --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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