[Linux-cluster] lvcreate hangs always

Diamond Li diamondiona at gmail.com
Wed Dec 23 14:38:34 UTC 2009

Hello  everyone,

 I am trying to create a mirror LVM on cluster, but lvcreate hangs
 every time and I have to use kill from another terminal. According to
 release note, this should be supported since  5.3

 Any words from wisdoms?

 [root at wplccdlvm446 ~]# lvcreate -vvvv  -m1 --mirrorlog core -L 800M   vg00
 #lvmcmdline.c:987         Processing: lvcreate -vvvv -m1 --mirrorlog
 core -L 800M vg00
 #lvmcmdline.c:990         O_DIRECT will be used
 #config/config.c:950       Setting global/locking_type to 3
 #locking/locking.c:253       Cluster locking selected.
 #activate/activate.c:363       Getting target version for linear
 #ioctl/libdm-iface.c:1672         dm version   OF   [16384]
 #ioctl/libdm-iface.c:1672         dm versions   OF   [16384]
 #activate/activate.c:363       Getting target version for striped
 #ioctl/libdm-iface.c:1672         dm versions   OF   [16384]
 #lvcreate.c:318     Setting logging type to core
 #config/config.c:950       Setting activation/mirror_region_size to 512
 #lvcreate.c:997     Finding volume group "vg00"
 #locking/cluster_locking.c:458       Locking VG V_vg00 PW B (0x4)

 [root at wplccdlvm446 ~]# cat /etc/redhat-release
 Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server release 5.4 (Tikanga)

[root at wplccdlvm446 ~]# uname -r
 same result, every I added nosync parameter.

 [root at wplccdlvm446 ~]# lvcreate -vvvv  --nosync -m1 --mirrorlog core
 -L 800M   vg00

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