[linux-lvm] Removing a very old physical drive - revisited
npr at bottlehall.co.uk
Wed Oct 28 07:17:08 UTC 2009
Thanks for your reply. I don't really want to use the new/temporary disc
long-term, it seems that pvmove needs space to create a mirror-lv whilst
it is working and it seemed possible that the original problem was that
this extra space wasn't there.
PV /dev/sdb2 VG VolGroup00 lvm2 [27.75 GB / 960.00 MB free]
PV /dev/sda2 VG VolGroup00 lvm2 [314.97 GB / 30.84 GB free]
PV /dev/sdd3 VG VolGroup00 lvm2 [52.50 GB / 52.50 GB free]
Total: 3 [395.22 GB] / in use: 3 [395.22 GB] / in no VG: 0 [0 ]
This shows that sda2 has enough PEs free to take sdb2 ultimately and
sdd3 should have enough space to hold any sensible mirror lv.
I am using an upgraded Fedora 11 installation (from Fedora 8 using
preupgrade) with lvm version
LVM version: 2.02.48 (2009-06-30)
Library version: 1.02.33 (2009-06-30)
Driver version: 4.14.0
I will try a posting to dm-devel as you suggest.
On Tue, 2009-10-27 at 18:29 -0700, malahal at us.ibm.com wrote:
> Nicholas Robinson [npr at bottlehall.co.uk] wrote:
> > Nick
> > # pvmove -vv /dev/sdb2 /dev/sda2
> You can just specify 'pvmove -vv /dev/sdb2' to allow it to allocate on
> your new disk as well or you can do
> 'pvmove -vv /dev/sdb2 /dev/sda2 /dev/<yourNewPVname>' to allow it to
> allocate on the new PV as well. What distro and what version of LVM and
> device package are you using. Someone may help if you post it to
> dm-devel mailing list.
> Thanks, Malahal.
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