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From: Giuseppe Vacanti <>
To: LVM general discussion and development <>
Subject: Re: [linux-lvm] PV not found
Date: Mon, 17 Dec 2018 20:41:09 -0000	[thread overview]
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Hello, I have found a solution to the problem, however the problem seems to come back after every reboot. I have been put on the good path by the remarks made on this list by John and Gionatan. The fix is the following: - convince myself that the device has the correct uuid, I used blkid and compared the result with the information in the lvm backup - run pvck -t on /dev/sdc. Nothing special, all seems OK - run vgscan --cache. This command brings back knowledge of the VG the PV belongs to - now pvs lists my PV again, but the LV is inactive - I activate the LV with lvchange - all is back, I can mount and use the LV After a reboot however the information about the VG is gone again, and I have to repeat the steps above to be able to use the LV. I have a running system, but I don't know what is happening. Where can I look to figure this out? Regards, Giuseppe -- Giuseppe Vacanti

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  reply	other threads:[~2018-12-17 20:41 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 6+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2018-12-15 17:59 [linux-lvm] PV not found Giuseppe Vacanti
2018-12-16  2:04 ` John Stoffel
2018-12-16  7:47   ` Giuseppe Vacanti
2018-12-16 20:40 ` Gionatan Danti
2018-12-17 20:41   ` Giuseppe Vacanti [this message]
2019-01-02 15:23     ` Roger Heflin

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