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lvcreate is failing

Hi ,

RHEL 5.3. Disk is presented from a MSA2000. I could view the disk from my OS but when I do an lvcreate I get the eror below.

[root@dp-standby ~]# vgcreate /dev/vgappl /dev/mapper/mpath8
Volume group "vgappl" successfully created
[root@dp-standby ~]# vgdisplay vgappl
--- Volume group ---
VG Name vgappl
System ID
Format lvm2
Metadata Areas 1
Metadata Sequence No 1
VG Access read/write
VG Status resizable
Cur LV 0
Open LV 0
Max PV 0
Cur PV 1
Act PV 1
VG Size 139.70 GB
PE Size 4.00 MB
Total PE 35762
Alloc PE / Size 0 / 0
Free PE / Size 35762 / 139.70 GB
VG UUID ZlNauA-sW8x-yEYp-2MJ5-UWoR-Pyy9-HSwXuv

[root@dp-standby ~]# lvcreate -l 35762 vgappl
Aborting. Failed to activate new LV to wipe the start of it.

Tried by recreating it many times and getting the same all the time..Did any one face the same?
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Re: lvcreate is failing

Thanks for the reply and my problem solved after commenting the volume_list in the lvm.conf file