[linux-lvm] vgdisplay - checksum error - what does it mean?

Tomasz Chmielewski mangoo at wpkg.org
Fri Mar 2 11:36:04 UTC 2007

Luca Berra schrieb:
> On Thu, Feb 22, 2007 at 02:55:42PM +0100, Tomasz Chmielewski wrote:
>> Tomasz Chmielewski schrieb:
>>> Alasdair G Kergon schrieb:
>>>> On Sat, Feb 17, 2007 at 01:56:44PM +0100, Luca Berra wrote:
>>>>> On Fri, Feb 16, 2007 at 10:44:54AM +0100, Tomasz Chmielewski wrote:
>>>>>> BTW, the machine is running Debian etch (ARM port).
>>>>> mmm i don't have an arm maybe this is the issue why lvm does not
>>>>> understand that sda2 is a md component?!?
>>>> I've not followed this thread, but you must use version 2.02.21 or 
>>>> later
>>>> for the ARM architecture with md (or backport the patch).
>>> Hmm, I must try that.
>>> I'll let the list know in a week or so.
>> Hmm, I can't compile that:
>> (...)
>> gcc -c -I. -I../include -DHAVE_CONFIG_H  -fPIC -Wall -Wundef -Wshadow 
>> -Wcast-align -Wwrite-strings -Wmissing-prototypes 
>> -Wmissing-declarations -Wnested-externs -Winline -Wmissing-noreturn 
>> -O2 striped/striped.c -o striped/striped.o
>> report/report.c:67: warning: ?struct dm_report_field? declared inside 
>> parameter list
> Did you update device-mapper as well?
> Anyway the patch to support both endian versions of the md superblock is
> very small and can be applied to lvm earlier than 2.02.21
> http://sources.redhat.com/cgi-bin/cvsweb.cgi/LVM2/lib/device/dev-md.c.diff?r1=1.3&r2=1.4&cvsroot=lvm2 

Curiously, I updated lvm to Debian's 2.02.06-3, rebooted (machine was in 
a rather weird state), and the issue is gone.

With Debian's libdevmapper-dev 1.02.08-1 it doesn't compile; I didn't 
try to upgrade it anymore.

Tomasz Chmielewski

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