[linux-lvm] pvcreate -- device "/dev/hdc" has a partition table: force check bypass?

Donald Gordon don at dis.org.nz
Fri Jan 10 19:39:01 UTC 2003

On Sat, 11 Jan 2003 13:51:59 +1300 Donald Gordon <don at dis.org.nz> wrote:

> Hi
> I'm trying to setup LVM, but have run into trouble:
> unibus:~# blockdev --rereadpt /dev/hdc;dmesg|tail -n 1
>  /dev/ide/host0/bus1/target0/lun0: unknown partition table
> unibus:~# pvcreate /dev/hdc
> pvcreate -- device "/dev/hdc" has a partition table

I solved the problem by mounting devfs (it was compiled into my kernel,
but not used).  The wording about devfs in the LVM HOWTO could do with
some clarification :-)


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