[linux-lvm] " Failed to find physical volume <ZFS block device"
alessandro.macuz at gmail.com
Thu Sep 23 18:03:17 UTC 2021
so it might be that metadata is corrupted somehow and hence the pvs program
doesn't recognize that partition as physical volume?
That may explain why lvmdiskscan reports physical disks (by just looking at
the partition type 8e) and pvs completely ignores it.
Am I correct?
Le jeu. 23 sept. 2021 à 15:52, Zdenek Kabelac <zkabelac at redhat.com> a
> Dne 22. 09. 21 v 18:48 alessandro macuz napsal(a):
> > fdisk correctly identifies the extended partition as 8e.
> > I wonder which kind of data lvmdiskscan and pvs use in order to list LVM
> > physical volumes.
> > Does PVS check some specific metadata within the partition without just
> > relying on the type of partition displayed by fdisk?
> Yes - PVs do have header signature keeping information about PV attributes
> and also has the storage area to keep lvm2 metadata.
> Partition flags known to fdisk are irrelevant.
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