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Re: [linux-lvm] invalid physical volume



try pvcreate /dev/emcpowera1 is for the partition not for the disk...

please summarize

regards!

On Tue, 12 Apr 2005 09:51:20 -0500, Clif Smith wrote
> Responses in line.
> 
> Thanks, Clif
> 
> Diaz Rodriguez, Eduardo wrote:
> 
> >Clif try to make a partition type linux lvm.. (8e) and after try pvcreate
over it
> >  
> >
> # fdisk -l /dev/emcpowera
> Disk /dev/emcpowera: 10.7 GB, 10737418240 bytes
> 255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 1305 cylinders
> Units = cylinders of 16065 * 512 = 8225280 bytes
>          Device Boot    Start       End    Blocks   Id  System
> /dev/emcpowera1             1      1305  10482381   8e  Linux LVM
> 
> # pvcreate /dev/emcpowera
> pvcreate -- invalid physical volume "/dev/emcpowera"
> 
> >send a output of pvcreate -v /dev/emcpowera
> >  
> >
> # pvcreate -v /dev/emcpowera
> pvcreate -- locking logical volume manager
> pvcreate -- checking physical volume name "/dev/emcpowera"
> pvcreate -- getting physical volume size
> pvcreate -- checking maximum physical volume size
> pvcreate -- checking partition type
> pvcreate -- invalid physical volume "/dev/emcpowera"
> 
> >if you complile with debug use pvcreate -dv /dev/emcpowera
> >
> >  
> >
> # pvcreate -dv /dev/emcpowera
> <1> lvm_get_iop_version -- CALLED
> <22> lvm_check_special -- CALLED
> <22> lvm_check_special -- LEAVING
> <1> lvm_get_iop_version -- AFTER ioctl ret: 0
> <1> lvm_get_iop_version -- LEAVING with ret: 10
> pvcreate -- locking logical volume manager
> <1> lvm_lock -- CALLED
> <22> lvm_check_special -- CALLED
> <22> lvm_check_special -- LEAVING
> <1> lvm_lock -- LEAVING with ret: 0
> pvcreate -- checking physical volume name "/dev/emcpowera"
> <1> pv_check_name -- CALLED with "/dev/emcpowera"
> <22> lvm_check_chars -- CALLED with name: "/dev/emcpowera"
> <22> lvm_check_chars -- LEAVING with ret: 0
> <1> pv_check_name -- LEAVING with ret: 0
> pvcreate -- getting physical volume size
> <1> _pv_get_dev_size -- CALLED with /dev/emcpowera and 0xbfffa650
> <1> _pv_get_dev_size -- LEAVING with ret: 20971520
> pvcreate -- checking maximum physical volume size
> <1> pv_create_kdev_t -- CALLED with "/dev/emcpowera"
> <22> pv_check_name -- CALLED with "/dev/emcpowera"
> <333> lvm_check_chars -- CALLED with name: "/dev/emcpowera"
> <333> lvm_check_chars -- LEAVING with ret: 0
> <22> pv_check_name -- LEAVING with ret: 0
> <1> pv_create_kdev_t -- LEAVING with ret: E800
> <1> lvm_check_partitioned_dev -- CALLED
> <22> lvm_get_device_type called
> <22> lvm_get_device_type leaving with -1
> <1> lvm_check_partitioned_dev -- LEAVING with ret: FALSE
> pvcreate -- checking partition type
> <1> pv_read -- CALLED with /dev/emcpowera
> <22> pv_check_name -- CALLED with "/dev/emcpowera"
> <333> lvm_check_chars -- CALLED with name: "/dev/emcpowera"
> <333> lvm_check_chars -- LEAVING with ret: 0
> <22> pv_check_name -- LEAVING with ret: 0
> <1> pv_read -- going to read /dev/emcpowera
> <22> lvm_check_dev -- CALLED
> <333> lvm_check_partitioned_dev -- CALLED
> <4444> lvm_get_device_type called
> <4444> lvm_get_device_type leaving with -1
> <333> lvm_check_partitioned_dev -- LEAVING with ret: FALSE
> <22> lvm_check_dev -- LEAVING with ret: 0
> <1> pv_read -- LEAVING with ret: -270
> pvcreate -- invalid physical volume "/dev/emcpowera"
> 
> <1> lvm_unlock -- CALLED
> <1> lvm_unlock -- LEAVING with ret: 0
> 
> >send the error leve returns echo $?
> >
> >regards!
> >
> >
> >
> >On Mon, 11 Apr 2005 21:52:08 -0500, Clif Smith wrote
> >  
> >
> >>I'm running lvm-1.0.8-9 on RHES3 and am receiving the following when 
> >>I try to utilize a volume from an EMC array:
> >># pvcreate /dev/emcpowera
> >>pvcreate -- invalid physical volume "/dev/emcpowera"
> >>
> >>The OS sees the volume fine:
> >># fdisk -l /dev/emcpowera
> >>Disk /dev/emcpowera: 10.7 GB, 10737418240 bytes
> >>255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 1305 cylinders
> >>Units = cylinders of 16065 * 512 = 8225280 bytes
> >>
> >>I can create a partition and then a filesystem without issue, but I 
> >>really need to use it within LVM.
> >>
> >>Any ideas?
> >>
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> >>    
> >>
> >
> >
>
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