Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 586076
Misleading error messages in LV commands when VG name given instead of LV
Last modified: 2012-08-16 15:00:41 EDT
> lvconvert -m0 /dev/vg3
"/dev/vg3": Invalid path for Logical Volume
Please provide a valid volume group name
Run `lvconvert --help' for more information.
> lvresize /dev/vg3 -L 10M
Path required for Logical Volume "vg3"
Please provide a volume group name
Run `lvresize --help' for more information.
Review all commands that accept LV names but not VG names and have them share validation functions and fix these messages.
Testing for sane messages should include all combinations viz. /dev, /dev/vg3, vg3, lvol0, vg3/lvol0, /dev/vg3/lvol0, /dev/lvol0
What should the testing check for, the fact that they say "Please provide a volume group name" when that's exactly what was given and not an LV name?
This bug appears to have been reported against 'rawhide' during the Fedora 14 development cycle.
Changing version to '14'.
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