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Re: [linux-lvm] "umount" LVM stuff



Following this thread it kind of looks like you worked around
using LVM commands (i.e. removed a VG w/o using lvremove + vgremove).

If so, not a good idea :(

What does pvscan list ?
What does vgck say ?

On Mon, Feb 24, 2003 at 07:00:33AM -0500, David Corbin wrote:
> Goetz Bock wrote:
> 
> >On Mon, Feb 24 '03 at 02:15, Goetz Bock wrote:
> >  
> >
> >>>Attempts to access the logical volume I used to fail. 
> >>>      
> >>>
> >>You have disabled it, it's gone. 
> >>    
> >>
> >Don't panik :->
> >
> >your LVM will reappear, once you enable it again (vgchange -a y)
> >still, read some docs.
> >  
> >
> 
> I have read some docs.  I've spent hours combing the Net for the 
> answers, without success.
> 
> I *had* a working system.  But, I use the LVM commands so rarely, I can 
> never repeat what I did (notes or not).
> 
> piano:/home/dcorbin# sh -x /etc/init.d/lvm start
> + modprobe lvm
> + modprobe lvm-mod
> + '[' -e /proc/lvm ']'
> + '[' -e /etc/lvmtab ']'
> + '[' -x /sbin/vgscan ']'
> + echo 'Setting up LVM Volume Groups...'
> Setting up LVM Volume Groups...
> + /sbin/vgscan --verbose
> + /sbin/vgchange -a y --verbose
> 
> piano:/home/dcorbin# mount /data
> mount: special device /dev/vg0/data does not exist
> 
> The reason you hear "panic" in my typing is the last line. :)
> ----
> Fundamentally, I'm building a critical data file server.  LVM has caused 
> me enough problems and delays, that I'm about ready to bypass it, saying 
> it is putting my data at risk.  Feel free to convince me otherwise.
> 
> Thanks
> David
> 
> 
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