[linux-lvm] PV corruption: allocated PE > total PE

Alasdair G Kergon agk at redhat.com
Tue Oct 12 13:10:24 UTC 2004

On Tue, Oct 12, 2004 at 08:41:14AM +0100, Toby Dickenson wrote:
> Ive just noticed that one of my PVs has more allocated PE's than the total 
> available, leading to a negative amount of free space:
> This is on a gentoo linux system, kernel 2.6.6. The latest LVM userland in 
> gentoo is 2.00.08, I havent tried anything more recent, but there doesnt seem 
> anything relevant in the change log. 

Definitely try the latest version: there've been a few related fixes.
(With lvm1 on-disk format, may need to backup restore/metadata if it's 
wrong on disk.)

agk at redhat.com

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