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Old 4th February 2007, 01:13 AM
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Can't find physical volume or volume group at boot

I am running FC5 with the operating system on a 40g disk and three additional storage sata disk of 300g, 300g and 500g. My only prblem is that when i boot it says it can't find the volume group Movie and uuid physical volume uuid xxxxxxxxxxxxx. However it then keeps going and mounts all disk. all three are filesystem ext3. It's working ok once booted, I'm just wondering if something is going to cause me problems later.

How do I fix this?

fdisk -l =
Disk /dev/hda: 40.0 GB, 40027029504 bytes
255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 4866 cylinders
Units = cylinders of 16065 * 512 = 8225280 bytes

Device Boot Start End Blocks Id System
/dev/hda1 * 1 13 104391 83 Linux
/dev/hda2 14 4866 38981722+ 8e Linux LVM

Disk /dev/sda: 300.0 GB, 300090728448 bytes
255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 36483 cylinders
Units = cylinders of 16065 * 512 = 8225280 bytes

Device Boot Start End Blocks Id System
/dev/sda1 * 1 36483 293049666 8e Linux LVM

Disk /dev/sdb: 300.0 GB, 300090728448 bytes
255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 36483 cylinders
Units = cylinders of 16065 * 512 = 8225280 bytes

Device Boot Start End Blocks Id System
/dev/sdb1 1 36483 293049666 83 Linux

Disk /dev/dm-0: 38.9 GB, 38923141120 bytes
255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 4732 cylinders
Units = cylinders of 16065 * 512 = 8225280 bytes

Disk /dev/dm-0 doesn't contain a valid partition table

Disk /dev/dm-1: 939 MB, 939524096 bytes
255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 114 cylinders
Units = cylinders of 16065 * 512 = 8225280 bytes

Disk /dev/dm-1 doesn't contain a valid partition table

Disk /dev/sdc: 500.1 GB, 500107862016 bytes
255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 60801 cylinders
Units = cylinders of 16065 * 512 = 8225280 bytes

Device Boot Start End Blocks Id System
/dev/sdc1 1 60801 488384001 83 Linux

Disk /dev/dm-2: 500.1 GB, 500103643136 bytes
255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 60800 cylinders
Units = cylinders of 16065 * 512 = 8225280 bytes

Disk /dev/dm-2 doesn't contain a valid partition table

Disk /dev/dm-3: 300.0 GB, 300081479680 bytes
255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 36482 cylinders
Units = cylinders of 16065 * 512 = 8225280 bytes

Disk /dev/dm-3 doesn't contain a valid partition table

Disk /dev/dm-4: 299.8 GB, 299842404352 bytes
255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 36453 cylinders
Units = cylinders of 16065 * 512 = 8225280 bytes

Disk /dev/dm-4 doesn't contain a valid partition table
[root@linux_server ~]#
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Old 4th February 2007, 02:11 AM
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Hello:
Just a guess ....... that you perhaps changed something with your actual physical drives / etc/fstab etc. Which is different than when the last initrd was written with a kernel install?
The next time you update / install a new kernel, the error will not be present afterwards.

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Old 4th February 2007, 03:46 PM
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Post the output of the following

# lvdisplay

# cat /etc/fstab
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Old 4th February 2007, 05:10 PM
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Yes, I have added a drive and tried LVM manually and with the gui to set it up.


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Post the output of the following

# lvdisplay

# cat /etc/fstab
--- Logical volume ---
LV Name /dev/Movie/Vol01
VG Name Movie
LV UUID LPscdk-w3Wc-NhQg-pufO-xvKl-JWAz-4MtZkn
LV Write Access read/write
LV Status available
# open 1
LV Size 465.76 GB
Current LE 119234
Segments 1
Allocation inherit
Read ahead sectors 0
Block device 253:2

--- Logical volume ---
LV Name /dev/Movie/Vol02
VG Name Movie
LV UUID objVTj-1kIe-apib-L0MO-5S6i-NopF-CxFrYc
LV Write Access read/write
LV Status available
# open 1
LV Size 279.47 GB
Current LE 71545
Segments 1
Allocation inherit
Read ahead sectors 0
Block device 253:3

--- Logical volume ---
LV Name /dev/VolGroup00/LogVol00
VG Name VolGroup00
LV UUID 6sKNiJ-3leB-k1nG-K6Ra-tXJa-Xu80-OqxJCw
LV Write Access read/write
LV Status available
# open 1
LV Size 36.25 GB
Current LE 1160
Segments 1
Allocation inherit
Read ahead sectors 0
Block device 253:0

--- Logical volume ---
LV Name /dev/VolGroup00/LogVol01
VG Name VolGroup00
LV UUID zWOEO0-XFI9-5eoT-JAg9-9Ycz-HCgn-KJFnCr
LV Write Access read/write
LV Status available
# open 1
LV Size 896.00 MB
Current LE 28
Segments 1
Allocation inherit
Read ahead sectors 0
Block device 253:1

--- Logical volume ---
LV Name /dev/Video/LogVol01
VG Name Video
LV UUID XjlESq-U29y-Z2zx-X0BZ-6rlQ-zZwF-Yi55IC
LV Write Access read/write
LV Status available
# open 1
LV Size 279.25 GB
Current LE 2234
Segments 1
Allocation inherit
Read ahead sectors 0
Block device 253:4




[root@linux_server ~]# cat /etc/fstab
/dev/VolGroup00/LogVol00 / ext3 defaults 1 1
LABEL=/boot /boot ext3 defaults 1 2
devpts /dev/pts devpts gid=5,mode=620 0 0
tmpfs /dev/shm tmpfs defaults 0 0
proc /proc proc defaults 0 0
sysfs /sys sysfs defaults 0 0

/dev/VolGroup00/LogVol01 swap swap defaults 0 0

/dev/Video/LogVol01 /mnt/c ext3 defaults 1 2







/dev/Movie/Vol01 /mnt/f ext3 defaults 1 2
/dev/Movie/Vol02 /mnt/d ext3 defaults 1 2
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