[linux-lvm]Re: corrupt /dev/lvm - bizzare properties

Måns Rullgård mru at kth.se
Sun Feb 8 06:29:02 UTC 2004

Chris Doherty <chris.doherty at adelaide.edu.au> writes:

> I've been using LVM happily for several months without any
> complaints or problems.  This morning that all changed.  The boot
> process stopped cold when lvm-mod (w|c)ouldn't load.  My first
> impulse was to fsck, which I did as a matter of course.  Eventually,
> I stumbled across what appears to be the source of my problem:
> root at connect4:~# ls -la /dev/lvm
> ?---rws-w-  8306 840966198 976250230 875573298 Sep 24  2004 /dev/lvm

Your filesystem seems to have taken some heavy blows.  You should fsck
it properly.  You might need the -f flag to fsck to force a complete
check if filesystem is marked clean.

Måns Rullgård
mru at kth.se

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