[linux-lvm] LVM configuration question....

Goetz Bock bock at blacknet.de
Sun Jun 24 21:48:00 UTC 2001

On Sun, Jun 24 '01 at 17:30, Mark J. Bobak wrote:
> # pvcreate /dev/sdc
> pvcreate -- device "/dev/sdc" has a partition table
> So, can anyone offer me a clue as to the problem?
Well, you can force pvcreate to use /dev/sdc, but you should not.
use fdisk to make one partition (/dev/sdc1) with the full capacity of
/dev/sdc and make it as LVM (type: 8e). Than use pvcreate /dev/sdc1
(this marks sdc1 as a PV) and add it to the VG as described in the

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