[linux-lvm] Can't create LV in cluster

Jonathan Brassow jbrassow at redhat.com
Tue Oct 7 20:28:59 UTC 2008

Do you have the clustering infrastructure set up?  cluster lvm relies  
on that.


On Oct 2, 2008, at 1:57 PM, michael.osullivan at auckland.ac.nz wrote:

> Hi everyone,
> I have created a 2-node cluster and (after a little difficulty)  
> created a
> clustered volume group visible on both nodes. However, I can't  
> create a
> logical volume on either node. I get the following error:
> Error locking on node <other node>: Error backing up metadata, can't  
> find
> VG for group #global
> Aborting. Failed to activate new LV to wipe the start of it.
> I have locking_type = 3 and locking_library = liblvm2clusterlock.so.  
> The
> metadata areas and sequence nos are the same using vgdisplay on both
> nodes.
> Can anyone help me create LVs? I am happy to provide any extra info  
> needed.
> Thanks, Mike
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