On Fri, Aug 05, 2005 at 04:28:21PM -0400, krishnakumar, narasimha wrote: > Hi All, > > I am having a problem with the metadata at the beginning of the disk. The > disk is a whole disk with a valid partition table. The disk is part of a > volume group. The operations I am trying to do are the following > > 1. pvcreate /dev/sdf > 2. vgcreate samplevg /dev/sdf > 3. Open the device (/dev/sdf) read only (using open system call) > 4. read 512 bytes from the beginning of the device. > > I expect atleast the ID "HM" to be at the beginning of the disk but the > first block (512 bytes) is all 0. Anybody have any ideas how I can get the > information like the id, version etc. Any help would be appreciated. Try going a bit...further. -- AJ Lewis Voice: 612-638-0500 Red Hat E-Mail: alewis redhat com One Main Street SE, Suite 209 Minneapolis, MN 55414 Current GPG fingerprint = D9F8 EDCE 4242 855F A03D 9B63 F50C 54A8 578C 8715 Grab the key at: http://people.redhat.com/alewis/gpg.html or one of the many keyservers out there...
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