Vinum - plex larger than volume
Greg 'groggy' Lehey
grog at FreeBSD.org
Wed Sep 24 19:55:44 PDT 2003
On Wednesday, 24 September 2003 at 14:38:06 +0200, Ingeborg Hellemo wrote:
> FreeBSD 5.1-RELEASE-p6
> I am trying to stripe two large (1.3 TB) disks into one vinum volume.
> vinum -> stripe -v /dev/twed0a /dev/twed1a
> drive vinumdrive0 device /dev/twed0a
> drive vinumdrive1 device /dev/twed1a
> volume vinum0
> plex name vinum0.p0 org striped 279k
> sd name vinum0.p0.s0 drive vinumdrive0 size 2734359125b
> sd name vinum0.p0.s1 drive vinumdrive1 size 2734359125b
> Can't create /dev/vinum/vinum0: File exists
> Can't create /dev/vinum/vol/vinum0: No such file or directory
> Can't create /dev/vinum/vol/vinum0.plex: No such file or directory
> Can't create /dev/vinum/plex/vinum0.p0: File exists
> Can't create /dev/vinum/vol/vinum0.plex/vinum0.p0: No such file or directory
> Can't create /dev/vinum/vol/vinum0.plex/vinum0.p0.sd: No such file or directory
> Can't create /dev/vinum/sd/vinum0.p0.s0: File exists
> Can't create /dev/vinum/sd/vinum0.p0.s1: File exists
> V vinum0 State: up Plexes: 1 Size: 559 GB
> P vinum0.p0 S State: up Subdisks: 2 Size: 2607 GB
> S vinum0.p0.s0 State: up D: vinumdrive0 Size: 1303 GB
> S vinum0.p0.s1 State: up D: vinumdrive1 Size: 1303 GB
> Why all these "Can't create" errors?
Good question. I'll need more information for that, like I ask for in
the man page or on the web site.
> But most important, why is the plex larger than the volume?
This looks like an overflow problem. The difference is exactly 2 TB,
or 2**32 sectors.
At this stage, unfortunately, I don't have a solution for you. I'm
hoping to return to this sort of issue in a week or two. Prod me
again then if you don't hear anything.
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