[linux-lvm] Re: Problems with 0.8pre tools (fwd)

Michael Marxmeier mike at msede.com
Thu Feb 3 12:36:03 UTC 2000

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-------- Original Message --------
Date: Wed, 2 Feb 2000 23:51:40 -0500 (EST)
From: Jim Cain <me at jimcain.net>
Subject: Re: Problems with 0.8pre tools

On Wed, 2 Feb 2000, Jim Cain wrote:

> All,
> I had some problems getting the tools to build. First, in
> tools/lib/liblvm.h, the included file <linux/lvm.h> did not compile
> because the reference to spinlock_t on line 573 was unknown. I added an
> #include <linux/spinlock.h> to liblvm.h, and everything in the lib
> directory built fine.
> Next, in tools/lvmchange.c on line 160, the identifier LVM_RESET was
> unknown. This is defined in <linux/lvm.h>, but only if LVM_TOTAL_RESET is
> defined. I removed the #ifdef around it so that LVM_RESET is always
> defined. After that change, the tools built okay.
> Well, not completely okay. Because when I do the following:
> pvcreate /dev/hd[bc]1
> vgcreate vg01 /dev/hd[bc]1
> the vgcreate command dumps core on a segmentation fault. I'm wondering if
> any of the fixes I made were incomplete or the wrong way to fix it.
> This is being built on kernel 2.3.40 with the 0.8i patch.

I should have also mentioned that I made the changes to
tools/lib/lvm_tab_vg_check_exist_all_vg.c that Heinz describes in his
message on Jan. 1. I get no output from vgcreate at all, just the seg


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