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Bug 166374 - [RHEL4] physicalextentsize 4KB is supported (lvm2 - vgcreate manpage)
[RHEL4] physicalextentsize 4KB is supported (lvm2 - vgcreate manpage)
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
Classification: Red Hat
Component: lvm2 (Show other bugs)
All Linux
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Assigned To: Alasdair Kergon
Brian Brock
: 182570 (view as bug list)
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Blocks: 181409
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Reported: 2005-08-19 16:56 EDT by Issue Tracker
Modified: 2018-10-19 15:04 EDT (History)
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Fixed In Version: RHBA-2006-0504
Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2006-08-10 17:45:06 EDT
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Red Hat Product Errata RHBA-2006:0504 normal SHIPPED_LIVE lvm2 bug fix and enhancement update 2006-08-10 00:00:00 EDT

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Comment 5 David Milburn 2005-08-19 17:02:35 EDT
Manpage for vgcreate needs to specify the correct range for lvm2 physicalextentsize.
Comment 7 Alasdair Kergon 2005-08-30 09:07:55 EDT
"vgcreate in lvm2 allows 1 KB for minimum value in source code. It mentions
only for LVM1. should mention LVM2 also, since RHEL4 is using LVM2."
Comment 11 David Milburn 2005-10-21 17:44:14 EDT
The manpage for vgcreate delivered in lvm2-2.01.08-1.0.RHEL4 doesn't state the
correct physicalextentsize for LVM2.

-s, --physicalextentsize PhysicalExtentSize[kKmMgGtT]
      Sets  the physical extent size on physical volumes of this vol-
      ume group.  A size suffix (k for kilobytes up  to  t  for  ter-
      abytes)  is  optional, megabytes is the default if no suffix is
      present.  Values can be from 8 KB to 16 GB in powers of 2. 

The 8KB to 16GB range is specific to LVM1, it should state the correct limits
for LVM2 which would be 1KB to MAX.
Comment 15 Alasdair Kergon 2006-03-15 10:10:18 EST
*** Bug 182570 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Comment 16 Alasdair Kergon 2006-04-06 17:09:25 EDT
Committed upstream.
Comment 22 Red Hat Bugzilla 2006-08-10 17:45:22 EDT
An advisory has been issued which should help the problem
described in this bug report. This report is therefore being
closed with a resolution of ERRATA. For more information
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