[linux-lvm] snapshots can't be deactivated

Falko Zurell falko.zurell at idmedia.com
Thu Jul 19 07:48:01 UTC 2007

Thanks for the advices. I will look for some hotplug stuff around.

I tried the "lvchange -an" as well as I sounded pragmatic to me. But  
this doesn't seems to work at all on the snapshots.

thanks and kind regards


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Am 18.07.2007 um 13:37 schrieb Joachim Banzhaf:

> Hi Falko,
> Am Dienstag, 17. Juli 2007 16:33 schrieb Falko Zurell:
> > I don't know why this happens. The script will work perfectly 3  
> out of 5
> > times. But sometimes it comes up with the error above.
> Maybe some hotplug script trying to find out what kind of new  
> device that is?
> > Are my steps right in principle? Did I forget to do something  
> before or
> > after removing?
> I am by no means an expert on lvm, so dont take this too seriously:  
> shouldn't
> there be an lvchange -an yourlv before lvremove? Maybe this active  
> status is
> still hanging around somewhere although you can force the remove?
> Joachim Banzhaf
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