[linux-lvm] pvcreate ignores volumes with error code:253

Alasdair G Kergon agk at redhat.com
Mon Jun 24 19:07:20 UTC 2013

On Tue, Jun 18, 2013 at 06:34:42PM +0000, Abhilash Nag wrote:
> I am trying to create LVM on my drives, but pvcreate -vvv throws up an error message saying: fails with an error message:/dev/hd*: Skipping: Unrecognised LVM device type 253.
> I am trying to debug if this is a device driver problem or if LVM does not recognize the entry of a previously unknown device.

Obtain the following:
# lvm version
# lvm dumpconfig devices
# cat /proc/devices

253 in the block section of /proc/devices points to a word that should be either
built in or appearing in the dumpconfig output.


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