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Re: [linux-lvm] *** Hint: Metadata Backups ***



Should that be backupped regulaly (as in every week or so) or only after
actual changes to VGs/LVs (added/removed VG, added/removed PV,
added/removed or extended LV, ...) ?

---------
Perplexer

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Heinz Mauelshagen" <mauelshagen redhat com>
To: <linux-lvm redhat com>
Cc: <hjm redhat com>
Sent: Friday, March 19, 2004 11:56 AM
Subject: [linux-lvm] *** Hint: Metadata Backups ***


> 
> Please remember to include the LVM Metadata
> 
> o /etc/lvmconf/ for LVM1
> o /etc/lvm/     for LVM2
> 
> in your regular backups.
> 
> Those are necessary in case metadata on your PVs gets accidentially
> overwritten (e.g., some diligent installer) in order to recover
> with vgcfgrestore(8).
> 
> 
> Regards,
> Heinz    -- The LVM Guy --
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