[linux-lvm] device(disk) sleep on lvcreate

Milan Broz mbroz at redhat.com
Tue Mar 20 09:39:00 UTC 2007

francism wrote:
> Hi All,
> Im new to this mail list, does anyone experience an lvcreate lockup
> with -s(snapshot).I had check the process and it seems the disk goes
> to sleep, and cause
> lvcreate to lockup.

please check syslog messages and  run lvm command with debug messages
enabled - add -vvvv paramaters (lvcreate -vvvv -s ...) to find out
where is the problem.

If "disk goes to sleep" means disk powerdown then it is a hardware issue.

mbroz at redhat.com

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