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

Bryn M. Reeves bmr at redhat.com
Wed Jul 22 13:17:09 UTC 2009

On Tue, 2009-07-21 at 14:01 -0600, Adam Olsen wrote:
> imgserv:/storage/# vgchange -ay
>   device-mapper: resume ioctl failed: Invalid argument
>   Unable to resume storage-storage (254:0)
>   1 logical volume(s) in volume group "storage" now active

Did something appear in dmesg right after the tools printed this
message? The failed ioctl should have left some more information about
the problem in the logs.

Before you ran this command did you notice any other error messages or
warning from the lvm2 tools about suspended devices?


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