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Re: [linux-lvm] invalid physical volume



try this:

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=124647

are you the last comment?.

regards!

On Tue, 12 Apr 2005 10:27:01 -0500, Clif Smith wrote
> I receive the same for all commands you requested, for example:
> # pvcreate /dev/emcpowera1
> pvcreate -- invalid physical volume "/dev/emcpowera1"
> 
> Diaz Rodriguez, Eduardo wrote:
> 
> >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?
> >>>>
> >>>>_______________________________________________
> >>>>linux-lvm mailing list
> >>>>linux-lvm redhat com
> >>>>https://www.redhat.com/mailman/listinfo/linux-lvm
> >>>>read the LVM HOW-TO at http://tldp.org/HOWTO/LVM-HOWTO/
> >>>>   
> >>>>
> >>>>        
> >>>>
> >>>      
> >>>
>
>>=======================================================================================
> >>    
> >>
> >>>La teta que la mano no cubre, no es teta sino ubre.
> >>>		-- Anónim. 
> >>>      
> >>>
>
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> >>> 
> >>>
> >>>      
> >>>
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> >>    
> >>
> >
> >
>
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> >		-- Anónim. 
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> >  
> >
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