[linux-lvm] LVM1 compat support in 2.6.0-test11 misses one of my 2.4.23 VGs

Alasdair G Kergon agk at uk.sistina.com
Sun Nov 30 19:44:01 UTC 2003

On Sat, Nov 29, 2003 at 06:50:55PM +0000, Chris Rankin wrote:
> The tools (vgscan, vgchange -ay) complain
> about finding a "duplicate" PV on /dev/hda2, and say
> that they will ignore it. Natually, I have *not*
> mounted either filesystem under 2.6 yet!

Chris sent me his metadata and I reproduced the problem.

> uuid:         syst-em
> uuid:         user
Only the last bit of the UUID gets displayed here.
Actually invalid UUIDs > 32 chars long, and the first 32 chars of each
are identical => duplicate PV.

I've done a patch which uses the last 32 chars as the UUID in
these cases.


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