[linux-lvm] Problem with creation of dev entries on SL (RHEL) 4

Stephen Childs childss at cs.tcd.ie
Thu May 18 09:00:27 UTC 2006

Here's some snippets from the log:

activate/fs.c:176   Linking /dev/xenvg/gridmon_gridmon023__1147860249 -> 
toollib.c:1087   Zeroing start of logical volume 
device/dev-cache.c:228   /dev/xenvg/gridmon_gridmon023__1147860249: Added 
to device cache
device/dev-io.c:425   Opened /dev/xenvg/gridmon_gridmon023__1147860249 RW 
device/dev-io.c:584   Wiping /dev/xenvg/gridmon_gridmon023__1147860249 at 
sector 0 length 8 sectors
device/dev-io.c:134   /dev/xenvg/gridmon_gridmon023__1147860249: block 
size is 4096 bytes
device/dev-io.c:456   Closed /dev/xenvg/gridmon_gridmon023__1147860249

metadata/metadata.c:1164   Found volume group "xenvg"
activate/dev_manager.c:1048   Getting device info for 
ioctl/libdm-iface.c:1326   dm info 
IgMc4AcnOILtiudkjAXpuErUegVxunX66lb1awfZBR5rYYzIF64ogYnf98AcKHS0 O
mm/memlock.c:119   Unlocking memory
mm/memlock.c:138   memlock_count dec to 0
activate/fs.c:211   Removing link /dev/xenvg/gridmon_gridmon023__1147860249

The volume appears briefly in the /dev/mapper directory and then 
disappears again! How is this meant to work?


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