[linux-lvm] LVM Reboot Problem

Steven Lembark lembark at wrkhors.com
Tue May 21 09:06:02 UTC 2002

-- Jonathan Brett <jbrett at wheremedia.com>

> I have my system configured with Redhat 7.3 with 2 80GB hard drives.  I
> made a volume group using /dev/hdc and /dev/hda9.  Everything worked
> fine, I copied data in there, put in the 'vgscan' and 'vgchange -a y' in
> the startup script and put 'vgchange -a n' into the shutdown script.
> However, when I reboot my machine, the data is lost :(  I do a 'locate'
> on a file I know is in there and it finds it.  However when I do a 'ls'
> in the directory, nothing shows up.

Looks like a file system problem that has nothing to do with
LVM. What file system are you using? What does fsck -f do on
the logical volume?

Steven Lembark                               2930 W. Palmer
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