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



Yes, I did try this utility.  Thanx for your suggestion.

Mike Diehl,
Network Monitoring Tool Devl.
Sandia National Laboratories.
(505) 284-3137
jdiehl sandia gov

> -----Original Message-----
> From: AJ Lewis [mailto:lewis sistina com]
> Sent: September 05, 2001 2:42 PM
> To: linux-lvm sistina com
> Subject: 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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> > read the LVM HOW-TO at http://www.sistina.com/lvm/Pages/howto.html
> > 
> > 
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> 
> -- 
> AJ Lewis
> Sistina Software Inc.                  Voice:  612-638-0500
> 1313 5th St SE, Suite 111              Fax:    612-638-0500
> Minneapolis, MN 55414                  E-Mail: lewis sistina com
> http://www.sistina.com
> 
> Current GPG fingerprint = 60F3 160D C0D5 2C4B 751B  4FF9 6F67 
> E9BC 44CD DE95
> 
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