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Old 07-26-2013, 12:45 PM   #1
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RHEL 6 - Problem while pvcreate..please help

I have created a LVM type logical partition /dev/sda5 ..when i am trying to preate physical volume with pvcreate command its saying ..Device /dev/sda5 not found or ignored by filtering...not getting the reason of problem can somebody throw some light please..

/proc/partitions is also not showing the newly created lvm type /dev/sda5..though i have used partx -a /dev/sda5....please help.

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Old 07-26-2013, 04:06 PM   #2
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Does the device node /dev/sda5 exist? Have you tried running partprobe?
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Show the output of fdisk -l or partprobe /dev/sda and run the pvcreate command again

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