[CentOS] Duplicate PV on HW RAID?

Toby Bluhm tkb at midwestinstruments.com
Mon Jul 28 18:36:39 UTC 2008

Eduardo Grosclaude wrote:
> Ross, Nate, Tony, thanks for your promptly response


> On Mon, Jul 28, 2008 at 2:51 PM, nate <centos at linuxpowered.net 
> <mailto:centos at linuxpowered.net>> wrote:
>     Eduardo Grosclaude wrote:


> Oops... system-config-lvm shows under 'Uninitialized entities':
> /dev/sda
>      -> part 1
>      -> part 2
>      -> unpartitioned space
> /dev/sdb
>      -> part 1
>      -> unpartitioned space
> These shouldn't be appearing as two discs in the first place-- but 
> anaconda said I only had one unit...
> Anyway, why the asymmetry? Did I screw the RAID volume somehow? Or did I 
> install plain on sda and this RAID never worked as such? :P
> The machine BIOS correctly describes the RAID volume at start. Doesn't 
> It smell like fake RAID?
> Should I declare sdb invalid to the firmware program so as to force resync?
> Thanks again

If it were me & I was just starting out on a new setup, I'd blow it all 
away and start from scratch. I hate that nagging feeling something's 
gonna bite me later down the road.

Toby Bluhm
Alltech Medical Systems America, Inc.
30825 Aurora Road Suite 100
Solon Ohio 44139
440-424-2240 ext203

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