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Re: [linux-lvm] shuffling drives along the chain?



On Wed, Jul 02, 2003 at 09:44:21AM +1200, Steve Wray wrote:
> 
> This happened about a year ago, I have no record of which
> version of LVM it was, except that it would have been Mandrake 9.1
> and the LVM subsystem that comes with that.

are you sure about that?
just because of http://lwn.net/Articles/26657/ ;)

best,
Herbert

> The filesystem was XFS and the problems arose when I grew
> some LV's and started filling them up with data.
> 
> 
> "Heinz J . Mauelshagen" <mauelshagen sistina com> writes:
> 
> > On Fri, Jun 27, 2003 at 09:03:28AM +1200, Steve Wray wrote:
> > > 
> > > Thanks,
> > > I was a bit worried as one time I reassembled
> > > a machine with two drives swapped around accidentally;
> > > hdc and hde were swapped and had PV's in the same VG.
> > > LVM got terribly confused even though vgscan is run
> > > at boot time. Fortunately I had just taken a backup
> > > before starting otherwise I'd have lost lots of data!
> > 
> > Hmm, LVM should have covered that as Joe pointed out because
> > PVs are found by identifier rather than actual devnode.
> > 
> > Do you have detailed records of that problem still so that we
> > can spot some light on this?
> > 
> > > 
> > > 
> > > Joe Thornber <thornber sistina com> writes:
> > > 
> > > > On Wed, Jun 25, 2003 at 02:14:59PM +1200, Steve Wray wrote:
> > > > > 
> > > > > I have an existing LVM setup over 3 hard drives,
> > > > > hda, hdc, hde, with PV's and VG's set up just so.
> > > > > 
> > > > > I wish to add a new drive as the new hda, shifting
> > > > > the other drives down the chain such that the old hda
> > > > > becomes the new hdb and so forth.
> [snip]
> 
> 
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