[linux-lvm] Problem making the file system

Patrick Nelson pnelson at neatech.com
Wed Oct 5 05:14:20 UTC 2005

FC4 Updated

Trying to setup a LV on a FC4 setup for home and opts.  Here is the 

pvcreate /dev/hda1

vgcreate homeVG /dev/hda1

lvcreate -L4G -mhomeLV homeVG

mkfs.ext3 /dev/homeVG/homeLV

but when I do the step of mkfs.ext3 I get an error of :
mke2ffs 1.37 (21-Mar-2005)
Could not stat /dev/homeVG/homeLV --- permission denied

ls -la /dev/homeVG/ shows that a link of homeLV -> 
/dev/mapper/homeVG-homeLV which has permissions of:

brw-rw---- root disk 253, 2 Oct 4 17:25

Anyone have an idea on what is going wrong?

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