[CentOS] vgrename, lvrename

Sat Sep 11 20:35:29 UTC 2010
Tom H <tomh0665 at gmail.com>

On Sat, Sep 11, 2010 at 3:45 PM, drew einhorn <drew.einhorn at gmail.com> wrote:
> I want to rename some volume groups and logical volumes.
> I was not surprised when it would not let me rename active volumes.
> So I booted up the system using the CentOS 5.5 LiveCD,
> but the LiveCD makes the logical volumes browsable using Nautilus,
> so they are still active and I can't rename them.
> Tried:
> /usr/sbin/lvchange -a n VolGroup00/LogVol00
> but it still says:
>    LV VolGroup00/LogVol00 in use: not deactivating
> Did some googling and found out that other folks have had
> problems with mkinitrd, but I haven't gotten that far yet.
> Made a wild guess and killed my nautilus process, a lot of stuff
> disappeared from the desktop, then reappeared along with a new
> nautilus process.

Is VolGroup00/LogVol00 mounted?

Is VolGroup00/LogVol00 a swap partition that the Live CD is using?