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Re: [linux-lvm] live lock?



On Thu, Jun 30, 2005 at 05:42:27PM -0400, Ming Zhang wrote:
> i now met a PV that can not add or remove from a VG. i now do not know
> if it belongs to vg1 at all.
> 
> 
> [root gs_lan root]# pvscan
> pvscan -- reading all physical volumes (this may take a while...)
> pvscan -- ACTIVE   PV "/dev/sda3" of VG "vg1" [102.64 GB / 60.28 GB
> free]
> pvscan -- inactive PV "/dev/sdb1" of VG "vg1" [137.78 GB / 129.97 GB
> free]
> pvscan -- total: 2 [240.44 GB] / in use: 2 [240.44 GB] / in no VG: 0 [0]
> 
> [root gs_lan root]# vgreduce vg1 /dev/sdb1
> vgreduce -- physical volume "/dev/sdb1" doesn't belong to volume group
> "vg1"
> 
> [root gs_lan root]# vgcreate vg2 /dev/sdb1
> vgcreate -- "/dev/sdb1" is not a new physical volume
> vgcreate -- physical volume "/dev/sdb1" already belongs to volume group
> "vg1"

Looks like you managed to get two VGs with the name vg1 on your system.  do a
vgrename and see if you can access the inactive one.  ('vgrename vg1 vg2')

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