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Re: [linux-lvm] vg_read_with_pv_and_lv error



On Fri, Aug 23, 2002 at 11:00:25AM -0600, Adam McDaniel wrote:
> On Fri, Aug 23, 2002 at 10:32:52AM +0200, Heinz J . Mauelshagen wrote:
> > Have you tried uuid_fixer from ftp://ftp.sistina.com/pub/LVM/contrib/ in
> > case it was a missing PV-UUID in the PV-UUID list yet ?
> 
> Yes, and I think it has the right idea. The only problem is that it
> has too many consistency checks, which I know for a fact that my
> scenario will fail upon.
> 
> Since I've already practically lost my data, there is probably no
> extra risk in disabling those checks and forcing it to do the
> modificiation. Working off a dd'd image of the hd via a loopback
> device minimizes any further data loss anyways.

Yep. Please give it a try.

> 
> > People make backups! ;-)
> 
> Yeah.. uhm. That *WAS* the backup :)
> 
> Atleast I won't be making this mistake again.. 
> 
> -- 
> Adam McDaniel
> Array Networks
> Calgary, AB, Canada

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