[linux-lvm] Disk partition required for LVM?

Patrick Caulfield pcaulfie at redhat.com
Tue Sep 21 13:09:26 UTC 2004

On Tue, Sep 21, 2004 at 02:32:06PM +0200, lvm at perkamentus.com wrote:
> Why does the partition need to be created on that disk for LVM to work
> (and not on the other two)? Is this a problem with LVM2, the 2.6
> kernel? Or could it be hardware not functioning as it should,
> e.g. disk or controller?
> I would like to know why the creation of a partition is necessary. Has
> anyone experienced the same problem/behaviour with LVM? If so, is
> there a solution so no partition is needed?

Check that you don't have a symlink from /dev/hdb to /dev/cdrom. The debian
lvm.conf file excludes /dev/cdrom from LVM searches.



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