[arch-releng] LVM Installation Issues

Lukas Grässlin lukasgraesslin at gmx.de
Thu May 13 22:58:22 CEST 2010

On 05/13/2010 03:40 PM, Dieter Plaetinck wrote:
> 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.
> Dieter

Mh, I think you're right. It was just a thought.

Btw: I retestet setting up a LVM with two PVs and I did not get it work:

With only on PV it works.

Lukas Grässlin
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