LVM not working

Bertrand Rétif bretif at
Mon Jul 11 18:49:39 CEST 2005

Hi all,

I have correctly setup FAI to install my servers. Now I want to 
configure RAID and LVM on the servers installed by FAI.
Thanks to this example post in this list 
by Eric Malkowski, I have properly configured FAI to create RAID devices.

However I failed to install servers with LVM, when I try to create my 
PV, I get following error:
# pvcreate /dev/md0
 > Locking type 1 initialisation failed.

It seems that LVM need to have write access to /var/lock/lvm to work.
Do you have any idea of what I can do to fix this problem?
If anyone has been able to setup properly FAI with LVM, if he can 
provide me with some clue....

Thanks for you help and this great tool.

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