[arch-releng] LVM Installation Issues

Dieter Plaetinck dieter at plaetinck.be
Thu May 13 15:40:23 CEST 2010

On Thu, 13 May 2010 15:37:34 +0200
Lukas Grässlin <lukasgraesslin at gmx.de> wrote:

> On 05/13/2010 03:33 PM, Dieter Plaetinck wrote:
> > On Thu, 13 May 2010 15:28:43 +0200
> > Lukas Grässlin <lukasgraesslin at gmx.de> wrote:
> > 
> >>>> Another thing I just yet encountered is, that when creating a lv
> >>>> if I enter a greater value than the vg size is (the thing from my
> >>>> first post in this thread) of course the creating fails. AIF
> >>>> tells me "Error creating...etc".
> >>>> So far, so good, but if I klick "Enter" it tries again and again
> >>>> to create the lv and fails of course. I'm in a loop and only can
> >>>> exit the installer.
> >>>>
> >>>
> >>> use the rollback feature.
> >>> Dieter
> >>
> >> How may I use this when I can't escape from this loop. It always
> >> tells me "Error creating lv..." and after confirming that it tells
> >> me again.
> >>
> > 
> > well if you can't, that's a bug and it should be reported.
> > Dieter
> Obviously it's not completely AIFs fault, cause I already had an
> volumegroup there. (I totally forgot this).
> Maybe it's possible for AIF to check if there are alredy volumegroups
> or something or is this not useful? I don't know if that will be a
> good idea or not. If yes I may create a bug report/feature request.

you're the user, you know you have a VG, just don't add another one
with the same name. (BTW the rollback feature will make aif undo all
changes it did itself, ie it will remove VG's it made, but not the one
you already had.)
if you want this feature, someone will need to contribute a patch.


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