[linux-lvm] which files, which physical volumes?

Steve Wray steve at myself.gen.nz
Sat Sep 25 22:05:22 UTC 2004

Clint Byrum wrote:
> On Thursday, September 23, 2004, at 11:31 PM, Steve Wray wrote:
>> Luca Berra wrote:
>>> On Fri, Sep 24, 2004 at 02:29:37PM +1200, Steve Wray wrote:
>> Actually, this just got more interesting because after the last
>> pvmove --abort I now get this error out of pvmove -tv;
>> Insufficient contiguous allocatable extents (780) for logical volume 
>> pvmove0: 1292 required
>> Allocation for temporary pvmove LV failed
>> which is new.
>> I am guessing here, but if I moved some of the larger files out of 
>> that logical volume, might pvmove be able to work around this?
> Yours seems to be telling you that you can't move 1292 physical extents 
> into 780. You'll have to add physical volumes (NFS mounted loopback? 
> External USB harddrive?), or remove other logical volumes.

Well then its bogus; the physical volume I am trying to pvmove has a 
capacity of around 9G whereas the volume group of which it is a part has 
a nice 42G free.

So how does that work out to not enough extents?

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