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Re: [linux-lvm] LVM1 - "VGDA in kernel and lvmtab are NOT consistent"error following lvm operations



On Mon, Jul 31, 2006 at 01:50:16AM -0700, Dave wrote:
> 
> 
> Hello,
> 
> I have slightly more info re: this error message I'm seeing.  After running vgdisplay and getting the message:
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>     VGDA in kernel and lvmtab are NOT consistent
> 
> I issued an $? to see the exit code and it was 98, which is explained as:
> 
>     invalid lvmtab (run vgscan(8))

E.g. because your root fs is full.
FYI: all lvm commands changing the configuration write the lvmtab.

Have you tried running vgscan yet ?

Heinz

> 
> in the vgdisplay man page.  How does the lvmtab become invalid?  
> 
> I do not want to have to reboot (because this will cause an outage for our customers), but I know from previous experience that the error message will disappear following a reboot.  I'm also hesitant to add new disks, vg's, lv's, and file systems until I can run vgdisplay without an error.  Should I be concerned re: this message???
> 
> 
> Thanks!
> Dave
> 
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