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Oracle Linux 7 : LVM2 Activation Generator Scripts Fails During Boot (Doc ID 2531747.1)

Last updated on MAY 15, 2020

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 7.0 and later
Linux x86-64


On Oracle Linux 7 servers, the LVM activation generator scripts fails during bootup by throwing the following errors;

[FAILED] Failed to start LVM2 vgchange on device xxx:x
See 'sysstemctl status lvm2-vgchange@xx:x.service' for details.

# systemctl status lvm2-vgchange@xx:x.service
● lvm2-vgchange@xx:x.service - LVM2 vgchange on device xx:x
Loaded: loaded (/usr/lib/systemd/system/lvm2-vgchange@.service; static; vendor preset: disabled)
Active: failed (Result: exit-code) since Tue 2019-03-19 17:20:01 MSK; 8min ago
Docs: man:vgchange(8)
Process: 2117 ExecStart=/usr/sbin/lvm vgchange -ay --ignoreskippedcluster (code=exited, status=5)
Main PID: 2117 (code=exited, status=5)

lvm[2117]: WARNING: Device for PV <> not found or rejected by a filter. >>> Error
lvm[2117]: Refusing activation of partial LV vg_oradata/lv_01. Use '--activationmode partial' to override. >>>
lvm[2117]: 0 logical volume(s) in volume group "vg_xx" now active >>>
systemd[1]: lvm2-vgchange@xx:x.service: main process exited, code=exited, status=5/NOTINSTALLED
systemd[1]: Failed to start LVM2 vgchange on device xx:x.
systemd[1]: Unit lvm2-vgchange@xx:x.service entered failed state.
systemd[1]: lvm2-vgchange@xx:x.service failed.


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