[linux-lvm] "vgchange -a n VG" freezes, other LVM commands too

Tomasz Chmielewski mangoo at wpkg.org
Tue Jan 29 10:17:57 UTC 2008

Tomasz Chmielewski schrieb:
> I just wanted to deactivate a volume group - I used:
> vgchange -a n volume_group
> Unfortunately, it didn't work and it seems frozen - the command is still 
> being executed, and is in "D" state.
> Any other LVM command (lvs etc.) freezes as well (D state), adding +1 to 
> the system load average.
> This is what happens when I start lvs with verbose/debug parameters:

Oh, it looks like it's a dead iSCSI session that got in the way... With 
a timeout set to 10 days or so. Well, let's wait 10 days and see what 

Tomasz Chmielewski

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