[linux-lvm] using previously created lvm

Jos Visser josv at osp.nl
Fri Oct 20 14:23:58 UTC 2000

As far as I know, this will NOT work, because:

a) The HP-UX and Linux LVM disk layouts are different, so vgscan on
   Linux will not recognise the disks.
b) And even if vgscan would recognise it, Linux does not support the


And thus it came to pass that Frank Wray wrote:
(on Fri, Oct 20, 2000 at 01:07:12PM +0100 to be exact)

> Hi All,
> I would like to move a volume group from
> the HPUX 10.20 box that it was created on
> to a Linux box. The logical volumes are
> all of type HFS and currently on a single
> physical volume.
> Anybody have any experience in doing this?
> Will vgscan recognise a HPUX vg?
> Many thanks in advance
> Frank

Never underestimate the power of denial.

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