[linux-lvm] vgscan eating memory
sam at smartlink.ee
Fri Jul 9 08:59:13 UTC 2004
after upgrading to Slackware 10.0, I ran into a problem with LVM2.
system: Slackware Linux 10.0
Official slackware packages:
Problem: lvm vgscan runs, eats up more and more memory until it gets
When run, it says:
Reading all physical volumes. This may take a while...
Ignoring additional label on /dev/hda11 at sector 1
and keeps on munching the disk.
(/dev/hda11 is a LVM partition)
I'm not sure how to debug it. strace shows n *
(read,ioctl(BLKBSZGET),_llseek) and a few brk's occasionally..... No
errors get logged or displayed, except the fishy notice about additional
When I use the OLD lvm2 binary (2.00.08), it works just fine (was
running the same kernel and same version of device-mapper before, too).
Neither of the lvm packages have any patches applied to them.
Slackware's package is ./configured with --enable-static_link and
--with-lvm1=internal. My old package was configured with --with-lvm1=shared.
Any hints would be welcome.
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