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Re: [Xen-users] Questions on qcow, qcow2 versus LVM

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Subject: Re: [Xen-users] Questions on qcow, qcow2 versus LVM
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Date: Wed, 30 Dec 2009 10:01:09 +0700
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On Wed, Dec 30, 2009 at 6:26 AM, Matthew Law <matt@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> After this I set about trying to find which of the previous operations was
> holding the LV in the open state, so I started again with a clean lv and
> incrementally performed each operation on it and tried to remove it.  The
> error occurs after running:
> parted /dev/VolGroupVM/testvm mkpartfs primary ext2 0 10240
> So, parted is the culprit (or at least the first one to cause the
> problem).  Is there perhaps another, scriptable way to create the
> partitions on the LV?

I usually use fdisk :D
Not scriptable, but has worked great. You might also use sfdisk
(available by default), or (like you said) upgrade parted to latest


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