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Re: [linux-lvm] inactive PV associated to unknown VG



Randy,

the PV structure on /dev/sdb hasn't been removed.
Overwrite the first 128 bytes of /dev/sdb and rerun vgscan.


On Wed, Feb 18, 2004 at 03:56:56PM -0800, Randy Rubins wrote:
> I'm having a problem importing a VG after
> re-installing the server (original OS version RH 7.3,
> new RHEL 3 AS).  LVM is picking up the /dev/sdb, as
> well as the new /dev/sdb1 PV.  Any way to tell LVM to
> ignore /dev/sdb and force it to use /dev/sdb1?  
> BTW, the LVM version used on RH 7.3 was 0.9.1_beta7,
> the new LVM version - whatever comes with RHEL 3 AS
> update 1.

1.0.3

> 
> Thanks,
> Randy
> 
> pvscan -- reading all physical volumes (this may take
> a while...)
> pvscan -- ACTIVE   PV "/dev/sda2" of VG "rootvg" 
> [16.45 GB / 4.69 GB free]
> pvscan -- inactive PV "/dev/sdb"   is associated to
> unknown VG "localvg" (run vgscan)
> pvscan -- inactive PV "/dev/sdb1"  is associated to
> unknown VG "localvg" (run vgscan)
> pvscan -- total: 3 [45.42 GB] / in use: 3 [45.42 GB] /
> in no VG: 0 [0]
> 
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