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From: Zdenek Kabelac <>
To: LVM general discussion and development <>,
	alessandro macuz <>
Subject: Re: [linux-lvm] " Failed to find physical volume <ZFS block device"
Date: Thu, 23 Sep 2021 15:51:55 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <>

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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  reply	other threads:[~2021-09-23 13:52 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 8+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-09-21 23:36 alessandro macuz
2021-09-22 16:48 ` alessandro macuz
2021-09-23 13:51   ` Zdenek Kabelac [this message]
2021-09-23 18:03     ` alessandro macuz
2021-09-23 18:43       ` Zdenek Kabelac
2021-09-23 21:48     ` Roger Heflin
2021-09-26 14:22       ` alessandro macuz
2021-09-28 18:47         ` Roger Heflin

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