[linux-lvm] RHEL4, LVM and Locking type 3 (cluster)

Patrick Caulfield pcaulfie at redhat.com
Fri Sep 1 12:44:48 UTC 2006

brett.dellegrazie at uk.logicalis.com wrote:
> Hi,
> Sorry if this is on the FAQ but I can't seem to find it.
> Has anyone had any experience with using LVM and Locking Type 3
> (internal cluster locking).
> I have attempted to use this primarily to put LVM on a SAN.
> However, when I try to create the physical volume initially I get:
> [root at somehost ~]# pvcreate --verbose /dev/sdb
>   connect() failed on local socket: Connection refused
>   Locking type 3 initialisation failed.

That nearly always means that clvmd isn't running.

> Effectively stopping this technique.  Is RHEL4's version of LVM not
> compiled --with-cluster=internal option?



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