[linux-lvm] pvmove hangs

Jan Niehusmann list039 at gondor.com
Sun Aug 17 11:41:02 UTC 2003

On Sun, Aug 17, 2003 at 05:33:26PM +0100, Alasdair G Kergon wrote:
> The log file might show whether that theory is correct or not.

I sent it to the list a few hours ago, but it seems like it didn't go
through. Perhaps it exceeded some size limitation?

However, now I put the files on http://gondor.com/lvm/
They do contain the following:

lvm2.log	debug log of pvmove, vgcfgbackup (to save the new
		config) and pvmove --abort
lvm.conf	obvious
config-old	config before pvmove
config-new	config after pvmove
ps		output of ps while (first) pvmove is running

I checked the off-by-one theory, by filling up most of the target PV
with a dummy partition and moving a single LV which exactly fits in to
the remaining extents. The pvmove succeeded, so this probably wasn't the


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