[linux-lvm] missing device that isn't missing

Matthew Gillen me at mattgillen.net
Sat Oct 31 02:39:50 UTC 2009

On 10/29/2009 11:05 PM, Matthew Gillen wrote:
> I've got a strange problem: fresh install of Fedora 11 x86_64, with three
> disks (wiped them all for the install).  sda has 2 partitions (/boot is
> one), sdb and sdc each have one partition.
> After booting, the root filesystem works, but the lvm system is complaining
> that it can't find the device that is supposed to be /dev/sda2.
> ....
> If anyone has a crazy / dangerous suggestion, I'll try it (I've nothing to
> lose, except re-install time, and it looks like I'll be paying that price
> anyway).  But you'll have to post before about 9am eastern ;-)

Manually setting up the partitions (instead of letting the installer do it)
and re-installing did in fact make the problem go away.


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