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Re: [linux-lvm] pvcreate issues



On Mon, May 23, 2005 at 02:48:11PM -0400, Arshavir Grigorian wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> We have a SAN that exports 4 LUNs. These appear as SCSI devices on the 
> server (/dev/sd[c-f]). When I try to create physical volumes on these 
> devices, I get the following error:
> 
> #>pvcreate /dev/sdc
>   Physical volume "/dev/sdc" successfully created
> 
> #>pvcreate /dev/sdd
>   Found duplicate PV ZlhU50ejJ1VkoULTcU5ODsl2BP26IjQW: using /dev/sdc 
> not /dev/sdd
>   Found duplicate PV ZlhU50ejJ1VkoULTcU5ODsl2BP26IjQW: using /dev/sde 
> not /dev/sdd
>   Found duplicate PV ZlhU50ejJ1VkoULTcU5ODsl2BP26IjQW: using /dev/sdf 
> not /dev/sdd
>   Physical volume "/dev/sdd" successfully created
> 
> This happens after pvcreate is run the second time, does not matter in 
> which order. It looks like when pvcreate sets the device id, it somehow 
> sets it for all the devices.

You're sure sd[c-f] is not the same device on multiple paths?

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