How do I resolve inconsistent LVM Volume Group metadata errors in RHEL?

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Issue

  • How do I resolve inconsistent VG metadata error?
  • I am getting LVM error VG metadata inconsistent, how can I resolve this?
  • VG metadata inconsistent
  • I get the following errors when running lvm commands after losing connectivity to my shared storage:
vgdisplay -v vg_shared
    Using volume group(s) on command line
    Finding volume group "vg_shared"
    Wiping cache of LVM-capable devices
  WARNING: Volume group "vg_shared" inconsistent

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4, 5, 6
  • LVM2

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