[linux-lvm] initializing a PV, which was part of an old VG

Alexander Lyakas alex.bolshoy at gmail.com
Sun Oct 9 19:47:16 UTC 2011

Thank you Stuart,
I will add a call to pvremove -ff before pvcreate.


On Thu, Oct 6, 2011 at 3:11 PM, Stuart D. Gathman <stuart at bmsi.com> wrote:
> On Thu, 6 Oct 2011, Alexander Lyakas wrote:
>> yes, I only had a single PV, and I did pvcreate on it, and then
>> lvm_scan() from my process.
>> So you suggest to use first pvremove and then pvcreate? Because
>> pvcreate I do in any case. So pvcreate alone is not similar to
>> pvremove followed by pvcreate?
> Yes, you need to pvremove first to start from scratch.
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