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Re: [linux-lvm] I broke my PVs!



On Sun, 2002-10-20 at 16:34, Luca Berra wrote:
> On Sun, Oct 20, 2002 at 03:16:34PM -0500, Austin Gonyou wrote:
> >I ran fdisk, then just saved. So I guess you could say I just lost the
> >partition table.
> 
> ok, you lost lvm metadata...

If I lost metadata, what is the best procudure to put it back? I
thought, on linux anyway, that pvcreate was descructive. Can someone
tell me if I'm wrong there?

 > >> destructive, it only touched disk metadata. so you could try
> pvcreate,
> >> vgcreate and lvcreate.
> >> DO A BACKUP OF YOUR RAW DISK DATA FIRST
> >
> >what about vgcfgrestore from another set of smaller disks that are laid
> >out the same way? could that work?
> >
> >Wish I could, but I can't. Don't have enough disk space. :(
> 
> i believe it should be the same...

If anyone can give me a definitive answer, I'd truly appreciate it!

> Heinz? someone?
> 
> l.
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