[linux-lvm] help: can't read name(s) of physical volumes (Debian kernel weirdness also involved)

Steven Lembark lembark at wrkhors.com
Sat Dec 14 22:29:01 UTC 2002

> Here's the situation. I just installed Debian 3.0 testing and I set it up
> so that I was using their lvm10 package (version 1.0.4-6) for /usr, /var
> /home, etc. (NOT /) It works fine off the kernel that Debian uses in its
> install (2.4.18-bf2.4). BUT, if I install a stock Debian kernel with
> apt-get (kernel-image-2.4.18-k7), lvm cannot see my physical volumes at
> boot-time.

Make sure that the stock kernel has LVM	installed, then
upgrade to 1.0.6 (via http://www.sistina.com/). Building
a 2.4.10 kernel w/ 1.0.6 (if you want to stick with 1.0)
should give you the best results.

Steven Lembark                               2930 W. Palmer
Workhorse Computing                       Chicago, IL 60647
                                            +1 800 762 1582

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