[linux-lvm] vgscan can not find active volume group when i add a cdrom

Christophe Nowicki cscm at meuh.dyndns.org
Sun Jul 18 22:27:32 UTC 2004

Hi all,

I've solved my problem, I just switched cdrom possition. 
I put the CD-ROM as secondary master and the hard drive as secondary
slave. And now everything is working :

/* dmesg output */ 
ide: late registration of driver.
VP_IDE: IDE controller at PCI slot 00:07.1
VP_IDE: chipset revision 6
VP_IDE: not 100% native mode: will probe irqs later
VP_IDE: VIA vt82c686b (rev 40) IDE UDMA100 controller on pci00:07.1
    ide0: BM-DMA at 0xd000-0xd007, BIOS settings: hda:DMA, hdb:DMA
    ide1: BM-DMA at 0xd008-0xd00f, BIOS settings: hdc:DMA, hdd:DMA
hda: ST3120026A, ATA DISK drive
hdb: ST3120026A, ATA DISK drive
blk: queue f0825120, I/O limit 4095Mb (mask 0xffffffff)
blk: queue f082525c, I/O limit 4095Mb (mask 0xffffffff)
hdc: Hewlett-Packard CD-Writer Plus 7500, ATAPI CD/DVD-ROM drive
hdd: ST3120022A, ATA DISK drive
blk: queue f08256b0, I/O limit 4095Mb (mask 0xffffffff)
ide0 at 0x1f0-0x1f7,0x3f6 on irq 14
ide1 at 0x170-0x177,0x376 on irq 15
hda: attached ide-disk driver.
hda: 234441648 sectors (120034 MB) w/8192KiB Cache, CHS=14593/255/63,
hdb: attached ide-disk driver.
hdb: 234441648 sectors (120034 MB) w/8192KiB Cache, CHS=14593/255/63,
hdd: attached ide-disk driver.
hdd: 234441648 sectors (120034 MB) w/2048KiB Cache, CHS=14593/255/63,
Partition check:
 /dev/ide/host0/bus0/target0/lun0: p1 p2 < p5 p6 >
 /dev/ide/host0/bus0/target1/lun0: p1
 /dev/ide/host0/bus1/target1/lun0: p1
Journalled Block Device driver loaded

/* vgscan output */ 

vgscan -- removing "/etc/lvmtab" and "/etc/lvmtab.d"
vgscan -- creating empty "/etc/lvmtab" and "/etc/lvmtab.d"
vgscan -- reading all physical volumes (this may take a while...)
vgscan -- scanning for all active volume group(s) first
vgscan -- found active volume group "vg_hda"
vgscan -- reading data of volume group "vg_hda" from physical volume(s)
vgscan -- inserting "vg_hda" into lvmtab
vgscan -- backing up volume group "vg_hda"
vgscan -- checking volume group name "vg_hda"
vgscan -- checking volume group consistency of "vg_hda"
vgscan -- checking existence of "/etc/lvmtab.d"

Strange, it isn't it? I've a link between /dev/hdc and /dev/cdrom  
does it play a role?

Nowicki Christophe                                  
EPITECH Promo 2006                                 
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