[Rear-users] rear recover LVM error

Jeroen Hoekx jeroen.hoekx at hamok.be
Sat Aug 6 20:49:27 CEST 2011

Hi Willi,

On 6 August 2011 20:40, Willi Fehler <willi.fehler at t-online.de> wrote:

> ERROR: Could not create PV /dev/sda2 for VG vg00. (from logfile)
> If I reboot my server and try to run "rear recover" again, it will
> successfully recover the backup.
> /usr/sbin/rear -V
> Relax & Recover Version 1.11.0 / 2011-05-24 10:39:25 +0200

Can you try with USE_LAYOUT=y in your configuration? If that fails,
try a snapshot release (
http://download.opensuse.org/repositories/home:/sschapiro/ ).

If that still fails, please send the log file to the list...



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