[linux-lvm] pvcreate problem on new IDE disk
Heinz J . Mauelshagen
mauelshagen at sistina.com
Wed Apr 23 11:44:02 UTC 2003
On Sun, Apr 20, 2003 at 09:22:33PM -0700, Tracy R Reed wrote:
> On Mon, Apr 21, 2003 at 12:07:15AM +0100, Alasdair G Kergon spake thusly:
> > Two things to check first:
> > Make sure that /dev/hdd2 exists and that other programs can
> > write/read it;
> brw-rw---- 1 root disk 22, 66 Mar 14 2002 /dev/hdd2
> > Run 'vgscan' and then try the pvcreate again.
> > [vgscan needs running after new devices are added]
> home:/# vgscan
> Reading all physical volumes. This may take a while...
> Found volume group "system" using metadata type lvm1
> home:/# pvcreate /dev/hdd2
> Failed to read existing physical volume '/dev/hdd2'
> Physical volume "/dev/hdd2" successfully created
> It still says "failed to read" etc. but then says successfully created.
> home:/# vgextend system /dev/hdd2
> Volume group "system" successfully extended
> Ok, looks like it is working ok. Now another problem...
> home:/# pvmove
> Command not implemented yet.
> Ugh...looks like LVM1 had it but LVM2 does not yet. Has this changed since
> my version?
You'll have it shortly with LVM 2.0 :)
> LVM version: 1.95.10 (2002-05-31)
> Even if pvmove is still nonexistant I guess I can put the new disk in another
> VG, create LV's over there, and manually copy the data over.
> Thanks for the help!
> Tracy Reed http://www.ultraviolet.org
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