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Re: [linux-lvm] vgscan -f created duplicate block devices



Ellis,

have you removed _all_ /dev/-Entries for LVs and retried "vgscan -f"
without success so far ?

On Fri, May 23, 2003 at 12:36:26AM -0700, Ellis Whitehead wrote:
> Hallo,
> 
> How do you fix an incorrect Block Device assignment?
> 
> When I hooked the harddrive from an old computer into my newer one (both had lvm
> partitions), I got the message that certain IDs were duplicated.  So I ran vgscan
> -f to assign new IDs.  However, vgscan -f duplicated the Block Device on two of
> the logical volumes.  The has the outcome that when I mount the first one, I only
> get access to the second one. :(
> 
> I would show the output of lvdisplay & friends, but I can't get an internet
> connection from that computer anymore because of this. *grin*  Basically:
> 
> /dev/toro1/home, block device 58:5
> /dev/toro1/var, block device 58:6
> /dev/toro1/projekte, block device 58:7
> /dev/toro1/usr, block device 58:8
> /dev/toro1/local, block device 58:9
> /dev/toro1/fileserver, block device 58:5
> 
> Either the drive I added had 5 lv's and so vgscan didn't reassign the 6th on the
> first drive (i.e., /dev/toro1/fileserver), or it cycled back around after 58:9
> for some reason.
> 
> Can anyone tell me how to get my home back??? *grin*
> 
> Many thanks in advance!
> Ellis Whitehead
> 
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