[linux-lvm] Strange pvmove problem

Dariush Forouher dariush at forouher.de
Fri Jul 28 22:45:44 UTC 2006

I was able to workaround the problem by creating a new LV (which I
placed exactly on those PVs which I intended to keep) and then moving
all files to the the new LV by hand. This way I didn't have to use pvmove.

Anyway, thanks for your help!


Dieter Stüken wrote:
> Dariush Forouher wrote:
>> Uhm, this is the file created right before I started pvmove:
> ....
> seems the pvmove was not even started because of a problems
> with the underlaying device-mapper:
>>  device-mapper: reload ioctl failed: Invalid argument
> sorry, no idea :-(
> any  messages from syslog / dmesg?
> does it work while LV not active (i.E. boot from rescue CD)?
> Dieter.
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