[linux-lvm] Problems with LVM2 creating large numbers of volumes.

Alasdair G Kergon agk at redhat.com
Wed Jul 14 19:19:28 UTC 2004

On Tue, Jul 13, 2004 at 04:03:31PM -0700, Dave Olien wrote:
> Beginning in volume group vg3, I get some behavior I can't explain.

Firstly, confirm you included the kernel fix for >1024 devices.
[Latest CVS includes device-number fixes for >256 devices.]

To investigate, you need to send standard diagnostics:

lvm version
dmsetup -c info
ls -d /sys/block/dm-*

complete log file from the problem command - e.g. in lvm.conf:
     log {


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