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Re: [linux-lvm] can't remove volume group



It says you can't remove an active VG ->

vgchange -an LVM2 ; vgremove LVM2

On Sat, Nov 19, 2005 at 11:12:49PM +0100, Matthias Meyer wrote:
> Hello,
> 
> I have a volume group with one physical volume and I can't remove this 
> volume group :-(
> 
> vdr:~# vgdisplay LVM2
> --- Volume group ---
> VG Name               LVM2
> VG Access             read/write
> VG Status             available/resizable
> VG #                  1
> MAX LV                256
> Cur LV                0
> Open LV               0
> MAX LV Size           2 TB
> Max PV                256
> Cur PV                1
> Act PV                1
> VG Size               92.75 GB
> PE Size               256 MB
> Total PE              371
> Alloc PE / Size       0 / 0
> Free  PE / Size       371 / 92.75 GB
> VG UUID               2Oojws-3owd-iK1X-wbpy-Mx9X-CieY-7JN0b0
> 
> vdr:~# vgreduce LVM2 /dev/hdd1
> vgreduce -- can't reduce volume group "LVM2" to zero physical volumes
> 
> vdr:~# vgremove LVM2
> vgremove -- ERROR: can't remove active volume group "LVM2"
> 
> What I have to do?
> 
> Thanks in advance
> Matthias
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