[linux-lvm] lvm pvscan or vgscan very slow

Ling Li ling at caltech.edu
Fri Feb 13 19:07:00 UTC 2004

Alasdair G Kergon wrote:
> On Fri, Feb 13, 2004 at 03:28:19PM -0800, Ling Li wrote:
>>I guess the number of devices to be scanned is just too large (and my 
>>computer is also a very slow one). Is there some way to specify a 
>>narrower range of devices to be scanned in LVM2?
> The filter lines in lvm.conf.  See doc/example.conf and man lvm.conf.

Got it. The man page says lvm.conf is only loaded during the 
"initialization phase of LVM." Does this mean I have to reboot the 
computer for the new lvm.conf to be in effect? Can I just send some 
signal to some process?


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