[linux-lvm] lvcreate gives 'device-mapper: reload ioctl failed: Invalid argument'

Alasdair G Kergon agk at redhat.com
Tue Nov 14 18:01:25 UTC 2006

On Tue, Nov 14, 2006 at 12:11:02AM -0500, Matt McHenry wrote:
> # echo "0 31457280 linear 8:11 31457664" | dmsetup -vvvv create 
> maingroup-dvd
> device-mapper: reload ioctl failed: Invalid argument
> Command failed

Now look in your kernel message log for a slightly more detailed error message.

And provide the output of 'pvs -o +dev_size'

agk at redhat.com

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