[linux-lvm] Cannot create a Volume Group

Alasdair G Kergon agk at redhat.com
Wed Dec 15 00:08:56 UTC 2004

On Wed, Dec 15, 2004 at 12:36:55AM +0100, Fernando Ruza wrote:
> Everything seems to be create properly, however when now I'm trying to
> activate the volume group or to scan it, it says it cannot found it:
> sol:~# vgchange -a y vg1
>   Unable to find volume group "vg1"
> sol:~# vgscan
>  No volume groups found
>   lvm2           2.00.29-1

Firstly, there's a bug in pvcreate 2.00.29 (it'll sometimes fail
with an error message when it shouldn't) - upgrade to .31.

Use -vvv options to see what's going on and why it ignores things.
e.g. pvscan --partial -vvv

agk at redhat.com

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