[linux-lvm] Unable to remove a pvmove LV

Alasdair G Kergon agk at redhat.com
Wed Nov 2 23:37:22 UTC 2005

On Wed, Nov 02, 2005 at 10:28:20PM +0200, Delian Krustev wrote:
> Surprisingly after trying to resume some minutes
> later I've found the move had completed successfully.
The userspace process just manage and monitor the pvmove - the actual
work is done by a kernel thread.

So killing the userspace processes doesn't stop the pvmove.
Only pvmove --abort is capable of telling the kernel to
abandon it.

agk at redhat.com

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