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Old 08-25-2018, 09:19 PM   #1
oyesiji
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pvcreate extended partition


I have only one partition left so i created an extended partition of 2G and set it as a LV using 8e
But whenever i enter pvcreate i get an error

pvcreate /dev/sdb4

No device found for PV MeKu3j-eFT5-WFmS-Udfo-3F0h-6fqV-QXXfQ1.
Physical volume /dev/sdb4 not found
Device /dev/sdb4 not found (or ignored by filtering).


Please what am i doing wrong??
 
Old 08-25-2018, 09:23 PM   #2
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You can't do anything to an extended partition - it is merely a container to allow more than 4 partitions (as you seem to know). So simply create a logical partition within /dev/sda4 - it will create /dev/sda5. Do your pvcreate on /dev/sda5.
 
  


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