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Re: 2.6 LVM problem

On Tue, 2004-05-11 at 01:49, Kirill Lapshin wrote:
> Stephan Seitz wrote:
> > But you need lvm2 for kernel 2.6.*. And I don't know if there is an
> > upgrade path to use the old lvm1 with lvm2. It should be
> > backwards-compatible, but it uses different config files.
> > 
> > The lvm2 package doesn't contain any docs for an upgrade (or I didn't
> > find them).
> Actually it works automagically, just install lvm2 and you are fine. I 
> did it just this past weekend -- installed debian sarge from scratch 
> using beta4 installer, with kernel 2.4, configured lvm, installed lvm2 
> package, compiled kernel 2.6.5, rebooted.. and lvm came up just fine. If 
> lvm2 package is missing than you will get lvm working under 2.4 but not 
> under 2.6. I remember reading somewhere that lvm10 and lvm2 packages are 
> smart, they basically install proxy lvm tools which determine your 
> kernel version and run appropriate userspace lvm tools (10 for 2.4 and 2 
> for 2.6). I don't remember where I've seen this information though...

OK, the plot grows thicker! I installed the lvm2 package. 2.4.22 still
works fine (thankfully!). Now, during the bootup of the 2.6.5 kernel, I

Setting up LVM Volume Groups...
        Reading all physical volumes. This may take a while...
        Found volume group "vg00" using metadata type lvm1
        Internal error: unknown device-mapper task 15
        Internal error: unknown device-mapper task 15

At this point, it hangs and requires a <ctrl>-c to move on and continue

I have done a google and it doesn't turn anything up with that error :(
Any more ideas?


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