Bug 130713 - pvcreate needs to wipe raid component signature
pvcreate needs to wipe raid component signature
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: lvm2 (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Alasdair Kergon
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: 134879 (view as bug list)
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Reported: 2004-08-23 17:05 EDT by Jeremy Katz
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:10 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2004-12-03 11:01:39 EST
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Description Jeremy Katz 2004-08-23 17:05:32 EDT
If I do pvcreate on a device that used to be part of a RAID array, the
md signature doesn't get wiped from the disk.  

This is a bit less than ideal.
Comment 1 Jesse Barnes 2004-10-14 13:41:19 EDT
*** Bug 134879 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Comment 2 Alasdair Kergon 2004-11-19 14:35:16 EST
pvcreate updated in CVS to do this.

But if --uuid or --restorefile is specified without -y, it asks the
question: these options are normally used when recovering metadata
from a backup and in cases like that you might well want the md
superblock left intact.

After running an md command, always run vgscan before running any
other LVM command.
Comment 3 Alasdair Kergon 2004-11-23 13:44:20 EST
Included in 2.00.26 source.

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