[linux-lvm] setting up LVM, lost everything with a typo

Alasdair G Kergon agk at redhat.com
Thu Oct 20 20:00:05 UTC 2005

On Thu, Oct 20, 2005 at 11:07:42AM +0900, Craig Hagerman wrote:
> %  pvcreate /dev/sdb1
> /dev/sdb1               1       30515   245111706   8e  Linux LVM
> VFS: Can't find ext3 filesystem on dev sdb.
Confusion between sdb and sdb1?

Similar with sda perhaps?

If your device is partitioned, then you *only* use the partitions - never 
sdb at the same time as sdb1.  Which is it meant to be?

agk at redhat.com

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