[linux-lvm] Strange messages on my Fedora Box

Milan Broz mbroz at redhat.com
Wed Jul 25 16:37:13 UTC 2007

Georges Giralt wrote:
> Hi !
> The context :
> Fedora Core 7 on an X86-64  AMD Athlon 64x2 box.
> lvm> version
>    LVM version:     2.02.24 (2007-03-19)
>    Library version: 1.02.17 (2007-01-29)
>    Driver version:  4.11.0
> lvm>
> Kernel :
> 3 X 160 Gb disks with 4 primary partitions
> the 3 last partitions in each disks make 3 VG : vgF32, vgF64 and vg-Ext.
> I use LVM mirroring.

Mirror staus string is broken in 2.6.22 stable kernel, I hope that fix will be
part of next stable update.

patch exist for some time here

> The vgF32 vg hold a FC7 32 bits version, vgF64 the FC7 64 bits version 
> (the one I use now) and vg-Ext the home and various data.
> Today, i ran lvs and get the following message.
> I've nothing in the system message file nor in the dmesg ring.
> /bott is an md made with the 2 first partitions of the 2 first disks and 
> is fine.
> Questions :
> Is it serious ? What should I do ? How to recover ?

If you boot to 2.6.21 kernel, it should work ok, 2.6.23-rc1 has this fix too.
It is only reporting problem for mirrored volumes (in this case).
(But it is breaking pvmove functionallity too.)

mbroz at redhat.com

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