[linux-lvm] lvm pvscan or vgscan very slow
mauelshagen at redhat.com
Sat Feb 14 05:11:00 UTC 2004
On Fri, Feb 13, 2004 at 04:07:34PM -0800, Ling Li wrote:
> 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?
No, just run vgscan after setting up your filter in lvm.conf.
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