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Re: [linux-lvm] pvcreate on a dmraid device



Dan,

change your lvm2 "devices" configuration in /etc/lvm/lvm.conf to include:

types = [ "device-mapper", 254 ]

Regards,
Heinz    -- The LVM Guy --



On Fri, Nov 04, 2005 at 08:05:08PM +0100, Dan Johansson wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> I'm new to this list, but not to Linux and LVM.
> I'm trying to setup a new Linux-server with an on board RAID-controller 
> (Promise PDC20265 FastTrak100 Lite/Ultra100). Now everything goes well until 
> I try to do a pvcreate on one of the raid-partitions, this is the output I 
> get:
> # pvcreate /dev/mapper/pdc_edcfibbf4
>   Device /dev/mapper/pdc_edcfibbf4 not found.
> 
> But the device-file is there (along with the other partitions).
> 
> # ll /dev/mapper/pdc_edcfibbf*
> brw-------  1 root root 253,  7 Nov  4 18:22 /dev/mapper/pdc_edcfibbf
> brw-------  1 root root 253,  8 Nov  4 18:22 /dev/mapper/pdc_edcfibbf1
> brw-------  1 root root 253,  9 Nov  4 18:22 /dev/mapper/pdc_edcfibbf2
> brw-------  1 root root 253, 10 Nov  4 18:22 /dev/mapper/pdc_edcfibbf3
> brw-------  1 root root 253, 11 Nov  4 18:22 /dev/mapper/pdc_edcfibbf4
> 
> and dmraid shows the raidgroup OK:
> # dmraid -s
> *** Active Set
> name   : pdc_edcfibbf
> size   : 160086465
> stride : 128
> type   : mirror
> status : ok
> subsets: 0
> devs   : 2
> spares : 0
> 
> Any suggestions on how I can solve this issue and move on with my 
> installation.
> 
> Regards,
> -- 
> Dan Johansson, <http://www.dmj.nu>
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