[linux-lvm] Problems resizing physical volume

Avi Kivity avi at redhat.com
Wed Apr 14 15:04:34 UTC 2010

On 04/14/2010 05:59 PM, Avi Kivity wrote:
>>>> [root at violet-regb ~]# pvmove /dev/sda2:4704-4765 /dev/sda2:4384-4445
>>>>    No extents available for allocation
>>> At this point I gave up.  Is there any way to accomplish this?
>> pvmove normally is used to move segments off the pv to other pvs in
>> order to free up that pv for removal.  So it is failing since it can not
>> find space on other disks, since you limited its search to specific
>> extents on the same disk.  You need to add --alloc anywhere to stop it
>> from excluding the current disk from its search.  The need for this is
>> kind of silly given that you explicitly tell it where to move to, it
>> should probably be assumed, but isn't.
> I'll try it out.  Thanks.

It worked, but only after I removed the destination extent specification.

error compiling committee.c: too many arguments to function

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