[linux-lvm] unable to create permanent physical volume on /dev/hdc

David Claessens david.claessens at pi.be
Tue Jul 20 12:50:56 UTC 2004

Thanks, this is probably the case. I disconnected hdc and hdd and hooked 
up a dvd-rom to do the re-install which was /dev/hdc during the 
re-install. I will check later today when I have access to the machine.

Patrick Caulfield wrote:
> Check the config file (/etc/lvm/lvm.conf) for filters. By default /dev/cdrom is
> filtered out on Debian systems and this often gets mapped to /dev/hdc. Which
> would cause those symptoms.
> Simply comment out the active "filter = " line and run vgscan.

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