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Re: [linux-lvm] hard disk crash



On Thu, 31 Oct 2002, Heinz J . Mauelshagen wrote:

> 
> You mentioned that you were dd'ing stuff of the partially failed drive.
> 
> If you get a replacement drive of the same size, dd everything onto it,
> "pvcreate -ff ..." it and vgcfgrestore LVM's metadata onto it.
> "vgscan;vgchange -ay" afterwards should bring your VG back to life but you
> will loose some of your data.
> 
> As already said by Jon: you want to go RAID1/5.

yes, i know i'll loose data.
thnx, i'll try that..

i said to the boss to gimme money to buy some disks, then i'll do hw 
mirroring..

NagyZ





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