[linux-lvm] lvremove is not deleting the file system

Sven Eschenberg sven at whgl.uni-frankfurt.de
Mon Dec 30 05:18:44 UTC 2013

I guess my question was somewhat misleading:

I was not sure, if you had some data to keep, or if you'd planned to trash
everything. Usually the warning about an existing FS is not a coincidence,
so better make sure, people really intend to wipe it ;-).


On Mon, December 30, 2013 04:28, Guy Rouillier wrote:
> On 12/29/2013 9:00 PM, Alasdair G Kergon wrote:
>> If you're running lvremove yourself before retrying, look into running
>> wipefs manually on the device first.
> Thank you, that solved the problem.  I was then able to run
> xen-create-image again and it recreated the LVs.  To answer Sven's
> question: "What is your actual intention?", I'm trying to rerun
> xen-create-image so that I can create this xen virtual machine. I could
> not do that because it failed trying to recreate the root LV.
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