[linux-lvm] Software Raid 1 problems(core dumps)

Gonyou, Austin austin at coremetrics.com
Sun Jun 24 03:50:33 UTC 2001

The error you're getting actually sounds correct, not that it should
core-dump but an error should be displayed to tell you it must read a
partition otherwise it can't really do what it's supposed to do. 

Austin Gonyou
Systems Architect, CCNA
Coremetrics, Inc.
Phone: 512-796-9023
email: austin at coremetrics.com 

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Robert_Macaulay at Dell.com [mailto:Robert_Macaulay at Dell.com]
> Sent: Saturday, June 23, 2001 4:26 PM
> To: linux-lvm at sistina.com
> Subject: [linux-lvm] Software Raid 1 problems(core dumps)
> This is on the CVS version of LVM checked out June 23rd.
> When using the entire block device for a MD RAID1 device 
> along with LVM,
> vgscan will core dump after VG's are defined. Example
> /dev/md0 = /dev/sdc and /dev/sdd
> The following commands work fine.
> vgscan
> pvcreate /dev/md0
> vgscan
> vgcreate test_vg /dev/md0
> vgscan(core dump)
> But once I try a vgscan after the vgcreate, it core dumps. 
> Changing from
> /dev/sdc to /dev/sdc1 in the /etc/raidtab makes it work just fine. 
> Perhaps a line in the faq about core dumping with MD devices 
> could help
> someone in the future.
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