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Re: [linux-lvm] pvcreate error



i have tried that with no success.
dd if=/dev/zero of=/dev/hdb bs=512 count=1
blockdev --rereadpt /dev/hdb

is there a patch i dont know about for devfs? or kernel 2.4.18?

On Mon, 2003-01-06 at 15:06, Heinz J . Mauelshagen wrote:
> On Fri, Jan 03, 2003 at 03:48:31PM -0800, richard turner wrote:
> > i am trying to create a pv on an entire disk /dev/hdb with the following
> > command:
> > pvcreate -ff -y /dev/hdb
> > 
> > it returns the following error:
> > pvcreate --device "/dev/hdb" has a partition table
> > 
> > fdisk, sfdisk and all other methods prove there is not a partition table
> > on /dev/hdb
> > 
> > using lvm 1.0.1 with mandrake8.2 kernel 2.4.18-6
> > 
> > what is causing pvcreate to think i have a partition table on /dev/hdb?
> 
> The identifier at the end of the first sector.
> 
> dd if=/dev/zero of=/dev/hdb bs=512 count=1
> 
> should make pvcreate happy ;)
> 
> > 
> > 
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