[linux-lvm] pvmove wont work
alewis at redhat.com
Mon Aug 30 15:46:45 UTC 2004
On Sat, Aug 28, 2004 at 10:34:25PM +0100, Rupert Hair wrote:
> Quoting Andreas Dahlgren <andreas.dahlgren at home.se>:
> > Just upgraded to 188.8.131.52 and got much less errors but pvmove still wont
> > work.
> > # pvmove -t /dev/hdc
> > Test mode: Metadata will NOT be updated.
> > mirror: Required device-mapper target(s) not detected in your kernel
> > anyone knows why this wont work?
> Hi Andreas,
> I think I posted exactly the same quiestion to the list some time ago. The
> answer is that you need the Device Mapper Mirror Target compiled into (or as a
> module in) your kernel. You will need to get the "unstable" patches from the
> following URL:
> Feel free to mail me if you need any more info on this.
Erm...the mirror target is available in 184.108.40.206 now I believe - you just need
to make sure it's enabled in your .config when you compile your kernel. I
believe the dm-mirror target is all that's required for pvmove.
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