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Re: [linux-lvm] Changing PV position



On Thu, Dec 18, 2003 at 12:08:49PM +0100, Benoit wrote:
> Hello,
> 
> I'm currently using lvm on my box and one disk just died.
> Then the second disk (hdb) became the first one (hda). The problem is that now 
> I can't get back the physical volume which is on it. Is it possible to tell 
> lvm to force the reading of a PV even if it isn't on the same disk as 
> before ?

vgscan does whyt you are asking for (before trying "vgchange -ay").

> 
> Thank you for your help.
> Benoit
> 
> 
> Informations :
> 
> peck:/# fdisk -l /dev/hda
> 
> Disk /dev/hda: 122.9 GB, 122942324736 bytes
> 255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 14946 cylinders
> Units = cylinders of 16065 * 512 = 8225280 bytes
> 
>    Device Boot      Start         End      Blocks   Id  System
> /dev/hda1   *           1         898     7213153+   b  W95 FAT32
> /dev/hda2             899        1384     3903795   83  Linux
> /dev/hda3            1385       14946   108936765    5  Extended
> /dev/hda5            1385        1992     4883728+  fd  Linux raid autodetect
> /dev/hda6            1993       14946   104052973+  8e  Linux LVM
> 
> peck:/# pvs /dev/hda6
>   Failed to read physical volume "/dev/hda6"
> 
> 
> I'm currently using linux 2.6-test9, with lvm2 tools. 
> The missing volume was created with lvm1 tools.
> 
> 
> 
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