[linux-lvm] Trouble with pvmove

Nils Juergens nils at muon.de
Sat May 3 05:42:01 UTC 2003

On Thu, 01.05.03, Andreé Åström <andree.astrom at home.se> wrote:

> In one of my volume groups a disk have gone bad.
> I extended the volumegroup with another disk to be able to pvmove it.

Is the disk already producing read errors or are you using a SMART monitor
that tells you it is bad?

> pvmove -i -v /dev/hdh
> It went fine until,
> pvmove -- /dev/hdh [PE 259 [archive [LE 259]] -> /dev/hdj [PE 259]
> [260/1831]
> The machine got total dead. The whole volumegroup consists of 1.1TB so i
> couldn't backup it all up beforehand.

Which version of LVM are you using? IIRC there has been trouble with pvmove
and lockups before, so try to upgrade to newest version.



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