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Re: [linux-lvm] PV Status NOT available



Works for me.

Old pvdisplay:


--- Physical volume ---
PV Name /dev/sda6
VG Name imap_vg
PV Size 261.11 GB [547591527 secs] / NOT usable 16.25 MB [LVM: 189 KB]
PV# 1
PV Status NOT available
Allocatable yes (but full)
Cur LV 1
PE Size (KByte) 16384
Total PE 16710
Free PE 0
Allocated PE 16710
PV UUID O7WnwM-5ASt-AsiV-8BlZ-h6KP-NjFl-cdY33C






Patched pvdisplay:


--- Physical volume ---
PV Name /dev/sda6
VG Name imap_vg
PV Size 261.11 GB [547591527 secs] / NOT usable 16.25 MB [LVM: 189 KB]
PV# 1
PV Status available
Allocatable yes (but full)
Cur LV 1
PE Size (KByte) 16384
Total PE 16710
Free PE 0
Allocated PE 16710
PV UUID O7WnwM-5ASt-AsiV-8BlZ-h6KP-NjFl-cdY33C








Heinz J . Mauelshagen wrote:
On Mon, Feb 10, 2003 at 03:33:44PM -0000, Rupert Hair wrote:

do all 3 PVs show up active (the [] following 'PV:' should contain 'AA'
unless you set a PV to inallocatable) in /proc/lvm/global ?

LVM driver LVM version 1.0.5(15/07/2002)


Total: 1 VG 3 PVs 1 LV (1 LV open 1 times)

Global: 179278 bytes malloced IOP version: 10 5 days 1:33:43 active

VG:  datavg  [3 PV, 1 LV/1 open]  PE Size: 32768 KB
 Usage [KB/PE]: 357171200 /10900 total  357171200 /10900 used  0 /0 free
 PVs: [AA] hdg1                  119996416 /3662    119996416 /3662
0 /0
      [AA] hde1                  119996416 /3662    119996416 /3662
0 /0
      [AA] hdf1                  117178368 /3576    117178368 /3576
0 /0
   LV:  [AWDL  ] datalv                   357171200 /10900    1x open

Looks like Patrick and I have the same problem. Thanks for your help Heinz.


Hmmm, pretty od really. pvdisplay calls the pv_status() lib function
which retrieves the information from the kernel. That's why i asked for
the proc output which shows that the PVs are _active_ and allocatable.

Wait, need to preserve the core flags to make this work...

Could you test if the following patch to pvdisplay.c helps ?

diff -u -B -u -r1.25 pvdisplay.c
--- tools/pvdisplay.c   6 Feb 2003 15:05:30 -0000       1.25
+++ tools/pvdisplay.c   11 Feb 2003 15:31:51 -0000
@@ -42,6 +42,7 @@
  *    06/02/2002 - cope with changed pv_get_size() return cast
  *    07/02/2002 - fixes for > 1TB support
  *    17/02/2002 - avoid pv_get_size() altogether
+ *    11/02/2002 - fixed bug preventing correct 'active' status displayed [HM]
  *
  */

@@ -231,7 +232,8 @@
          return LVM_EPVDISPLAY_PV_CHECK_CONSISTENCY;
       }

-      /* restore the from disk pointer */
+      /* restore the from disk pointer _but_ preserve kernel status */
+      pv_from_disk->pv_status = pv->pv_status;
       pv = pv_from_disk;

if ( opt_c == 0) {



Rupert



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