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Re: [linux-lvm] LVM help needed: conflicting names

sorry, but I can't remember your setup at the moment.  do you have two
disks booting on one machine?  what happens if you just boot one of the
disks to vgrename the logical volume, then shutdown and then hook the
other machine in.

On 5, Jun, 2005, Neil declared:

> On Sun, 2005-06-05 at 21:55 +0100, Alasdair G Kergon wrote:
> > > > $ man vgrename
> >  
> > With two VGs with the same name, you may have to use a
> > temporary lvm.conf filter to "hide" one of them before 
> > renaming the other.
> My problem turns out to be more insidious than I thought,
> and I can't get even this far.  Both disks have the root
> filesystem (not /boot) under LVM as /dev/vg0/root (fedora
> core 3 systems), and it is initrd that is bailing when
> it finds multiple /dev/vg0/root logical volumes.  The
> lvm.conf file isn't even available at that stage.
> Anybody know if there is a boot option to initrd that
> filters which devices are examined for VG's?
> -Neil
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