Logical volume creation failed with error "/dev/vgname/lvname not found: device not cleared Aborting. Failed to wipe start of new LV".

Solution Verified - Updated -

Issue

  • Logical volume creation failed with following error.
# lvcreate -L 100M -n testlv1 testvg
  /dev/testvg/testlv1: not found: device not cleared
  Aborting. Failed to wipe start of new LV.

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7
    • lvm2

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