[linux-lvm] "Cannot allocate memory" creating VGDA

Alasdair G Kergon agk at redhat.com
Sat Oct 16 13:09:29 UTC 2004

On Sat, Oct 16, 2004 at 11:05:47AM +0100, Paul Warren wrote:
> lvcreate -- ERROR "Cannot allocate memory" creating VGDA for
> "/dev/mainvg/rootsnapshot" in kernel

> Any ideas on this one?
Ensure the LVM1 part of your kernel is fully patched (there
was a memory over-allocation bug IIRC, but I forget the details).
Try using larger chunk sizes.

agk at redhat.com

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