[linux-lvm] LVM2 problems!!

Patrick Caulfield pcaulfie at redhat.com
Thu Oct 20 09:36:22 UTC 2005

Caligiuri, Marco Ernesto wrote:
> Hi to all....,
> I'm Marco an italian user of RedHat Enterprise 4 , i have this kind of problems:
> I must install GFS on a disk partition, non root-partition, it is /dev/sdc1 . Before to make a GFS filesystem...i need to create a volume with LVM2.
> Id of partition is 8e (linux LVM)  but when i excute the command :
> pvcreate /dev/sdc or pvcreate /dev/sdc1 and any other command of lvm (vgcreate...lvcreate....) i receive always the same error:
> connect() failed on local socket: Connection refused
>  Locking type 2 initialisation failed.
> why?? Anyone can help me?

That indicates that you have cluster locking enabled but that the cluster LVM
daemon (clvmd) is not running.



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