[linux-lvm] Removing an old disk, and some vgexport/import love..
Heinz J . Mauelshagen
mauelshagen at sistina.com
Fri Sep 20 04:44:50 UTC 2002
On Sat, Sep 21, 2002 at 02:42:18PM -0700, Matt wrote:
> Chris... I think I love you, that was indeed the problem and your solution
> solved it. I'd like to thank you both for helping me out, have a good one..
Which LVM version was it again.
Need to check if that bug still exists...
Heinz -- The LVM Guy --
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Christian Limpach"
> To: <linux-lvm at sistina.com>
> Sent: Thursday, September 19, 2002 7:48 AM
> Subject: Re: [linux-lvm] Removing an old disk, and some vgexport/import
> > Quoting Matt <lightning at aci.net>:
> > > > > PV Name (#) /dev/hde1 (1)
> > > > > PV Name (#) /dev/hdg1 (3)
> > > > > PV Name (#) /dev/hdf1 (4)
> > what happened here is that vgreduce doesn't renumber the PVs and if you
> > export the VG and try to reimport it, vgimport complains because it
> > the PVs to be numbered contiguously. I had this same problem a couple of
> > weeks ago. I solved it by patching the VGDA on the new disk, renumbering
> > PV to get the number of the PV I had removed and then everything was ok
> > It seems like you'll need to renumber /dev/hdf1 to be PV#2 from being
> > Check with pvdata that the PVs are indeed numbered as above, make a copy
> > the first few sectors of /dev/hdf1 and then try the following:
> > printf "\0002" | dd of=/dev/hdf1 bs=1 count=1 seek=432 conv=notrunc
> > --
> > Christian Limpach <chris at Pin.LU>
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