[linux-lvm] pvcreate problem on new IDE disk

Alasdair G Kergon agk at uk.sistina.com
Sun Apr 20 18:07:01 UTC 2003

On Sat, Apr 19, 2003 at 07:21:08PM -0700, Tracy R Reed wrote:
>   /dev/hdd2: Couldn't find device.

Two things to check first:
  Make sure that /dev/hdd2 exists and that other programs can
write/read it;
  Run 'vgscan' and then try the pvcreate again.
[vgscan needs running after new devices are added] 

agk at uk.sistina.com

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