[SOLVED] Vms not booting after physical server reboot


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Oct 27, 2012
Hello to all Proxmox Forum team.
I Just complete successfully the import of 4 vms into a new proxmox 5.0 install.

After a physical server reboot, vms won't boot, they can't find their volumes, but if I go to local-lvm or run lvs I can see them there.
After runing a lvscan Just realize /dev/pve/data is marked as inactive
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Hi. Just as a note Proxmox VE 5.0 is well over two years old, and you should at least upgrade the host to 5.4. Normally compatibility in a stable release stays the same or gets even better (bug fixes).

Hmm, is anything weird/errorneous in the syslog/journal?

Can you just activate it:
lvchange -a y /dev/pve/data
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Thanks Thomas for your reply, Already Tried, but I get
Check of pool pve/data failed (status 1). manual repair required!
any ideas? Thinking a bit now, I import those vms (initially .raw) files, from a failed hdd running an older proxmox version.
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OK problem is solved, I ran lvconvert --repair /pve/data, after verifying volume was deactivated lvs -a
then lvchange -ay /dev/pve/data , reboot the physical server.
Thanks Thomas and all forum team for your time solving my case.
Great Job.....!!! we can mark this thread as SOLVED


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