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This is Sam. I have been working on a RHEL 5.1.19 virtual machine hosted on my workstation. I accidentally happened to remove a logical volume. Since then i was getting an error "locking type 1 initialisation failed" when i tried running any LVM commands. Could any one please help me rectify this.


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The simple fix is to add --ignorelockingfailure to the vgchange command

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