Error Code details
Severity: Error 
Component: Volume Manager 
plex name too long, context: %s

This error occurs when you try to convert a LVM volume group (VG) that has a
logical volume (LV) with a name more than 28 characters. VxVM plex names have
a limit of 31 characters. Because vxvmconvert tries to create the plex names,
during conversion, by appending "-##" to the LV name (where ## stands for
numbers like 01, 02 ...), it overflows the limit and the vxmake command returns the


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Last Modified: 2010-02-03 02:30:18 PDT
Platform: HP-UX 11i v1 (IA-64/PA-RISC), HP-UX 11i v2 (IA-64/PA-RISC), HP-UX 11i v3 (IA-64/PA-RISC), HP-UX 11i v1 (IA-64/PA-RISC), HP-UX 11i v2 (IA-64/PA-RISC), HP-UX 11i v3 (IA-64/PA-RISC)
Release: 5.0_1131

Before you convert the LVM volume group, change the names of all the LVM
logical volumes under conversion to names which have 28 or fewer characters.
Use HP's recommended way to change the volume names.


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