[linux-lvm] duplicate PV error with 2.6.1 and lvm2 - resolved

David Powers david at grayskies.net
Sat Jan 31 09:17:01 UTC 2004

That worked like a charm - thank you very much.  I added:

devices { filter=["r|sd[a-z]|"] } to /etc/lvm/lvm.conf (to ignore /dev/sda and /dev/sdb) and everything else fell into place.

-David Powers

Luca Berra wrote:

> On Fri, Jan 30, 2004 at 11:55:08AM -0500, David Powers wrote:
>> I am attempting to create a simple volume on a soft raid 1 device 
>> (/dev/md1) on a gentoo linux box running 2.6.1.  The pvcreate seems 
>> to go fine but when I then attempt to create the volume group I get 
>> an odd error about duplicate PV's.  It seems as if the code is 
>> sometimes treating the device as a single device and sometimes seeing 
>> the underlying disks.  Any help would be appreciated.
> either modify /etc/lvm/lvm.conf in order to ignore the devices that are
> part of your md array or look at the patch i posted to this list under
> the subject: "[patch] lvm2 and md component devices"
> L.

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