[linux-lvm] LVM on Mylex DAC 960 (Raid1)
Heinz J . Mauelshagen
mauelshagen at sistina.com
Tue May 27 06:06:02 UTC 2003
Maybe I am getting you wrong, but your mail sounds like you've managed
to run pvcreate on the Mylex device nodes and created a VG and LVs just fine.
The Mylex raid device nodes are just 'disks' to be used by Linux LVM.
What did I miss ?
On Fri, May 23, 2003 at 09:06:17PM +0200, grobe at gmx.de wrote:
> I know that this is a known problem, but I didn't find the
> solution so far, so I have to ask here now...
> I have some machines with Mylex-controllers that are to
> be used with RAID1s. As the controller supports only
> 6 partitions (and fo other reasons, too) I wanted to use
> LVM on this. I have created a primary /boot, a /swap and
> a logical partition in an extended one that became type "LVM".
> I am doing all this in SuSE 8.1's installation routine (Yast).
> I have choosed a VG, put the PV into it, and created LVs for
> /, /usr, /var, /tmp, /home, however, when Yast is going to
> execute the steps choosen before, I get a failure by pvcreate
> (can't get device size of /dev/rd/c0d0p5).
> I know that the Mylex raidset appears in a somehow special
> device in the Linux devtree, but I am quite sure it is possible
> to put LVM on top of it - now I just wonder how to do this?
> Thank You, CU, Lars.
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