[linux-lvm] Running vgscan while swap on LVM is already active

Alasdair G Kergon agk at redhat.com
Fri Jun 11 13:50:28 UTC 2004

On Fri, Jun 11, 2004 at 03:33:59PM +0200, Urs Thuermann wrote:
> /dev/vg0/swap (deleted)         partition       262136  0       -2

> But is the active swap space somehow tied to the device node
> /dev/vg0/swap in the file system.  

That certainly used to be the case - if you deleted an active swap file
it then became impossible to 'swapoff': don't do it and avoid running
tools that do it.

Don't know if this kernel issue's been addressed or not.

agk at redhat.com

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