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

Alasdair G Kergon agk at redhat.com
Tue Nov 14 18:26:19 UTC 2006

On Tue, Nov 14, 2006 at 01:20:57PM -0500, Matt McHenry wrote:
> Nov 13 20:03:03 [kernel] device-mapper: table: device 8:11 too small for target

>   PV         VG        Fmt  Attr PSize  PFree   DevSize
>   /dev/sda11 maingroup lvm2 a-   38.15G  23.15G  19.08G
>   /dev/sda12 maingroup lvm2 a-   19.07G  19.07G  19.07G

So your partition /dev/sda11 now has a size of 19GB but lvm2 thinks it
can use 38GB of it.

Have you edited the partition table?

agk at redhat.com

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