While in the linux rescue environment, running vgchange commands against a clustered volume group fail with the error "activation/monitoring=0 is incompatible with clustered Volume Group"

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Issue

  • While in the rescue environment, running vgchange commands against a clustered volume group fail with the error:
  activation/monitoring=0 is incompatible with clustered Volume Group

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (with Cluster or Cluster Storage add-on)
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (with High Availability or Resilient Storage add-on)
  • The option monitoring in the /etc/lvm/lvm.conf is set to 1

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