[linux-lvm] Error extending an lv

Heinz J . Mauelshagen mauelshagen at sistina.com
Mon Sep 16 05:58:02 UTC 2002

On Sat, Sep 14, 2002 at 08:59:07PM +0100, Matthew Johnson wrote:
> Hi, I've just had to resize one of the lv's on my lvm system (debian
> woody), so I ran lvextend -L +5G /dev/lvm1/music, then ran
> resize_reiserfs /dev/lvm1/music - and continued copying stuff on. This
> was done with the vg active, but I had to unmount the partition to
> resize the reiserfs (my mount is screwed up - I'm going to reinstall the
> system anyway in a couple of weeks, I'm just booting it in single user
> mode atm to put some data somewhere temporarily).
> Anyway, when I next booted and ran vgchange -ay, I get the message
> "physical volume /dev/hde8 inconsistant", and the partition won't mount.
> Any ideas?


so /dev/hde8 belonged to your VG "lvm1", was empty before (no extents allocated)
and extending /dev/lvm1/music changed that?
What does "vgck lvm1" tell you?

Before you change anything, make sure that you have backups of all files
in /etc/lvmconf/ !!!

> (that pv might only now have data on it, but it created fine with the
> pvcreate command earlier)
> Matt.
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