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Re: [linux-lvm] vgremove fails to remove empty VG (v2.02.98)


Did you used vgreduce to release free the disk?

On Jan 24, 2013 8:02 AM, "Joschi Brauchle" <joschi brauchle tum de> wrote:

I get the following error with lvm2.02.98:
#/sbin/vgdisplay --units k -v 'system'

  --- Volume group ---
  VG Name               system
  System ID
  Format                lvm2
  Metadata Areas        1
  Metadata Sequence No  13
  VG Access             read/write
  VG Status             resizable
  MAX LV                0
  Cur LV                0
  Open LV               0
  Max PV                0
  Cur PV                1
  Act PV                1
  VG Size               104669184.00 KiB
  PE Size               4096.00 KiB
  Total PE              25554
  Alloc PE / Size       0 / 0 KiB
  Free  PE / Size       25554 / 104669184.00 KiB
  VG UUID               Qs0uaZ-L88n-tC7T-fZQj-sgJY-2yRX-Dlt2Cr

  --- Physical volumes ---
  PV Name               /dev/sda3
  PV UUID               wzGjXi-F2lT-d2d4-l5a6-EmfM-W838-YxaFIh
  PV Status             allocatable
  Total PE / Free PE    25554 / 25554

VG system is empty, but still:
# /sbin/vgremove 'system'
failes with status code 5, which means 'can't remove volume group containing logical volumes' (from man page).

Looks like a bug in vgremove?

Best regards,
J Brauchle

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