[linux-lvm] Can't mount or run fdisk on an existing logical volume, help!

Ron Johnson ron.l.johnson at cox.net
Wed Jul 22 05:49:39 UTC 2009

On 2009-07-22 00:41, Adam Olsen wrote:
> On Tue, Jul 21, 2009 at 11:26 PM, Ron Johnson<ron.l.johnson at cox.net> wrote:
>> But doesn't fdisk only work on *physical* block devices?
>> IOW, why fdisk an lv ?
> No, it works on logical volumes too.  You still need to create
> partitions even on the logical ones.

Why didn't I have to?  This has always worked for me:

# mkfs.${TYPE} /dev/some_vg/some_lv

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