[linux-lvm] LVM 1.0.4 pvmove is broken

Joe Thornber joe at fib011235813.fsnet.co.uk
Thu May 23 02:16:01 UTC 2002


It is well known that pvmove of live volumes in LVM1 is broken for a
couple of reasons, the most obvious being the deadlock under memory
pressure that you are experiencing.

I would encourage you to try Stephen Tweedies patch and post your

In the longer term the solution is to move to LVM2; we are currently
working on pvmove and will have it in the next beta (beginning of
June), pvmove is the last major feature from LVM1 that LVM2 doesn't
yet support.

- Joe

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