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Re: [linux-lvm] Corrupted LVM, need help



have you tried doing vgcfgrestore /dev/sdxx?



On Mon, 2002-09-30 at 15:56, Greg Freemyer wrote:
> All,
> 
> I have a LVM based data disk with 3 LVs.  My OS disks are _not_ LVM
> based.
> 
> We had a lightning storm over the weekend, and an old kernel (2.4.18)
> got 
> booted when the machine was powered back on.  I have 2.4.19 running
> again now.
> 
> Now I get the following:
> 
> SuSEbox:~ # pvscan
> pvscan -- reading all physical volumes (this may take a while...)
> pvscan -- inactive PV "/dev/sda1"  is associated to unknown VG
> "TruStore-Data" 
> (run vgscan)
> pvscan -- total: 1 [55.91 GB] / in use: 1 [55.91 GB] / in no VG: 0 [0]
> 
> SuSEbox:~ # vgscan
> vgscan -- reading all physical volumes (this may take a while...)
> vgscan -- ERROR "lv_read_all_lv(): number of LV" can't get data of
> volume group 
> "TruStore-Data" from physical volume(s)
> vgscan -- "/etc/lvmtab" and "/etc/lvmtab.d" successfully created
> vgscan -- WARNING: This program does not do a VGDA backup of your
> volume group
> 
> SuSEbox:~ # 
> 
> Any ideas on how to restore my LVM config tables (VGDAs ??).  I think
> LVM keeps 
> backups somewhere.
> 
> 
> Greg Freemyer
> Internet Engineer
> Deployment and Integration Specialist
> Compaq ASE - Tru64 v4, v5
> Compaq Master ASE - SAN Architect
> The Norcross Group
> www.NorcrossGroup.com
> 
> 
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