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Re: LVM not fit for default



On Fri, 2006-12-22 at 21:48 +0000, Andy Green wrote:
>
> When LVM fails though, there are no recovery tools.  You can recover the 
> filesystem inside an LVM (I speak from experience) but your only friends 
> are dd and a hex editor.  There is no redundancy unlike genuine 
> filesystems like ext2/3, if the LVM chunk before the actual filesystem 
> is corrupted, the volume won't mount as LVM and that's your lot from the 
> One True Way.

And you could have set your laptop on top of a tape degausser.  You have
been making regular backups haven't you?

Jeff

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