[linux-lvm] lvm2 migration issue

Joe Orton jorton at redhat.com
Tue May 25 08:11:30 UTC 2004

On Fri, May 21, 2004 at 05:54:55PM +0100, Alasdair G Kergon wrote:
> On Wed, May 19, 2004 at 07:50:15PM +0100, Joe Orton wrote:
> > I'm trying to upgrade one of my Fedora Core 1 boxes to FC2, which has
> > the root filesystem on LVM.  The installer won't allow me to ugprade
> > because, it seems, vgscan is returning an error.
> > The output of "lvm vgscan -v -d" from a VC whilst running the installer
> > is:
> > so it doesn't recognise /dev/hda2 as a PV, for some reason.
> > Any ideas how I can get round this?
> Depends what's causing it: try turning up the verbosity (eg. vgscan -vvv)
> and see if it gives a reason for avoiding hda2.

Thanks a lot, that did the trick.  It skipped that partition because it
had a old raid superblock on it, so I ran "mdadm --zero-superblock
/dev/hda2" from the installer shell and vgscan was happy again.



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