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Re: [linux-lvm] vgcfgrestore ouput



On Sun, Oct 20, 2002 at 08:20:16PM -0500, Austin Gonyou wrote:
> 
> I tarred up the /etc/lvm* stuff from one box that has a similar
> configuration (two whole disks, /dev/sdb and /dev/sdc, in one vg), and
> then put it on my target host and attempted to restore the
> configuration. 
> 
> Below is the output I get. I guess, all I need to know right now, is are
> the first 512 bytes of each disk all that is used for the pv
> information, or is it more than that? 
> 
> Also, can pvcreate be used without destroying the underlying
> filesystems? TIA!!!
> 
> <vgcfgrestore>
> [root localhost root]# vgcfgrestore -n data /dev/sdb
> vgcfgrestore -- INFO: using backup file "/etc/lvmconf/data.conf"
> vgcfgrestore -- ERROR "pv_read(): PV identifier invalid" reading
> physical volume "/dev/sdb"
> 
> [root localhost root]# vgcfgrestore -n data /dev/sdc
> vgcfgrestore -- INFO: using backup file "/etc/lvmconf/data.conf"
> vgcfgrestore -- ERROR "pv_read(): PV identifier invalid" reading
> physical volume "/dev/sdc"
> </vgcfgrestore>
> 

It'll be fine :-) just

# pvcreate /dev/sdb
# pvcreate /dev/sdc

and then issue the vgcfgrestore commands you have above.

then 

vgscan && vgchange -ay
-- 

patrick




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