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Re: [linux-lvm] create vg with same name as exported vg



is this a bug within lvm2, is it no longer possible with lvm2, or is
there a different procedure to accomplish this?

On Wed, 2003-10-01 at 16:13, Rich Turner wrote:
> i have run into a situation where lvm2 does not behave the same as lvm1.
> basically i want to be able to create a vg with the same name as an
> exported vg.
> 
> in lvm1 (v1.0.3) is was able to export the vg and create a vg with the
> same name on a different pv. the original "vgturner4" was on /dev/hda6.
> # vgchange -a n vgturner4
> # vgexport vgturner4
> # pvcreate -ff /dev/hda7
> # vgcreate vgturner4 /dev/hda7
> 
> in lvm2 (v2.00.07) it complained that there was already a vg with that
> name. the original vg was on /dev/sdc.
> # vgchange -a n vg1
> # vgexport vg1
> # pvcreate -ff /dev/sda
> # vgcreate vg1 /dev/sda
>   A volume group called 'vg1' already exists.
> 
> a "vgscan" in lvm1 returns:
> # vgscan
> vgscan -- reading all physical volumes (this may take a while...)
> vgscan -- found active volume group "vg0"
> vgscan -- found active volume group "vgturner4"
> vgscan -- found active volume group "vg0m"
> vgscan -- found exported volume group "vgturner4PV_EXP"
> vgscan -- "/etc/lvmtab" and "/etc/lvmtab.d" successfully created
> vgscan -- WARNING: This program does not do a VGDA backup of your volume
> groups
> 
> a "vgscan" in lvm2 returns:
> # vgscan
> Reading all physical volumes.  This may take a while...
>   Found exported volume group "vg1" using metadata type lvm2
> 
> i notice that the exported vg in lvm1 is actually renamed but in lvm2 it
> retains its original name. any ideas on how to accomplish what i want to
> do in lvm2?
> 
> rich turner
> 
> 
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