[linux-lvm] System won't create devices from volume group : advice on dmsetup create command required (or alternative solution)
junk4 at klunky.co.uk
Wed Mar 3 11:48:32 UTC 2010
Marvellous. This solved the problem.
Many thanks and best wishes, J.
Milan Broz wrote:
> On 03/03/2010 11:43 AM, J4 wrote:
>> # vgchange -a y mds
>> # ls /dev/mapper | grep mds
>> brw------- 1 root root 253, 11 Mar 3 11:17 /dev/mapper/mds-mds
> So the only LV name "mds" there is properly activated.
> LVM will not activate partitions on the LV automatically,
> but you can use "kpartx" utility to do that (see man kpartx).
> Try "kpartx -a /dev/mds/mds"
> (before deactivating LV you will need run kpartx -d to remove these
> partition mappings again.)
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