[linux-lvm] pvdisplay shows misleading information about used devices

Bryn M. Reeves bmr at redhat.com
Mon Feb 7 12:28:18 UTC 2011

On 02/07/2011 10:51 AM, Assarsson, Emil wrote:
> Hi,
> pvdisplay doesn't show the actual used devices based on the device mapper. It
> seems to base the information on the cache file and that is misleading. If
> there is something wrong with the setup it doesn't show. I consider this to
> be a bug. I had to learn about "dmsetup ls --tree" to find out what was
> wrong.
> (I have configured LVM filter to only accept mpath or local disk now and it
> is working like it should.)
> Best regards

Can you post some examples so that readers can be sure that they're seeing the
same thing that you're reporting?


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