[linux-lvm] Adding to vg broke it :-(
Heinz J . Mauelshagen
mauelshagen at sistina.com
Mon Nov 11 04:38:01 UTC 2002
what's in your syslog WRT your problem?
What does "vgscan" say?
Does "pvscan" 'see' all your physical volumes making up the volume group?
On Sun, Nov 10, 2002 at 09:37:16PM -0000, lvmlist at spltd.f9.co.uk wrote:
> Hi all,
> It seems I'm up to my neck in it again :-(
> Briefly, I ran out of space on my LVM mounted /home partition but as I
> have 1.5GB space free on another disk I thought I'd add that to my
> volume group and increase the size of /home. All seemed to go OK until
> reboot upon which my system can only mount / (which is independent of
> LVM). It appears that /etc/lvmtab /etc/lvmtab.d have all been deleted
> hence why it can't find LVG "system".
> /etc/lvmtab exists but is empty.
> /etc/lvmtab.d/ exists but is empty.
> /etc/lvmconf/ exists & contains system.conf.1.old and system.conf
> System is SuSE 8.0 Pro. on i386
> Harddisks: 2 scsi mounted as
> /dev/sdb1 swap
> /dev/sdb2 /
> /dev/sdb3 LVM
> /dev/system/home /home
> /dev/system/usr /usr
> /dev/system/var /var
> sda had an old installation of SuSE on it is
> presently unused (and half the size of sdb).
> Any guidance as to where to go from here would
> be appreciated pls.
> Mark Pearson.
> linux-lvm mailing list
> linux-lvm at sistina.com
> read the LVM HOW-TO at http://tldp.org/HOWTO/LVM-HOWTO/
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