LVM commands print "WARNING: Duplicate VG name <vgname>"
Last updated on NOVEMBER 19, 2015
Applies to:Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 5.6 and later
- LVM commands report Duplicate VG names
- When vgdisplay is run to check for free space the following message is received:
Below are a few of the changes which can cause this issue:
1) Some changes have been made with the LVM configuration like adding a new LUN from SAN which was previously being used as LVM on another decommissioned system and have been added to new system without proper cleaning from SAN side and has previous metadata.
2) A new VG was created using the same name which already exists on the system.
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