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Re: [linux-lvm] My VG is gone...



On Wed, Sep 05, 2001 at 12:56:10PM -0600, Diehl, Jeffrey wrote:
> I will be formating 311Gb of hard drives today.  These drives were 40% full.
> This is the second time that LVM has bitten me.  The first time I tried to
> expand a VG, the VG was gone when the machine rebooted.  Same thing this
> time.  AND THERE IS APEARANTLY NO WAY TO RECOVER!  It seems that all of the
> vg data is recorded in each member pv.  So, why isn't there a utility to
> recover a vg in this situation?  This is very fragile! 

Did you try the uuid_fixer previously mentioned?

> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Rasmus Wiman
> To: linux-lvm sistina com
> Sent: 9/5/2001 2:04 AM
> Subject: Re: [linux-lvm] My VG is gone...
> 
> "Diehl, Jeffrey" <jdiehl sandia gov> skrev:
> 
> > Any ideas about how to recover without losing my data.  I need to get
> > going
> > soon, so if I haven't fixed it by late this week, I'm going to
> > reformat....
> > And lose several Gb of data.
> 
> I have already reformated my hard disks, alas. I didn't have time to
> wait
> for a solution. But If someone would have helped me or suppllied code
> that
> fixed the problem, it could have beed the start of a Doctor LVM project.
> I
> think there should really be crash recover tools for any file system and
> LVM system since they all do crash some times.
> 
> 
> ---------------------
> Rasmus Wiman
> SAMI Labs
> 
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