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Re: Can LVM1 read an LVM2 volume?



On Tue, 2006-04-11 at 09:25 +0100, William Murray wrote:
> On Mon, 2006-04-10 at 07:26 -0400, fedora-list-request redhat com wrote:
> > Another possibility might be to try converting your LVM2 volume group
> > to 
> > LVM1 using vgconvert in FC5.
> > 
> > Paul.
> > 
>   Paul, you are really helpful. But I got myself into more knots.
> vgconvert said:
>   lv_number -19205086645 too large
>  ...
>   Use pvcreate and vgcfgrestore to repair from archived metadata
> 
> But now vgdisplay, vgconvert, vgscan, pvscan  all give 'segmentation
> fault' and the disk  claims to be uninitialised for the graphical lvm
> client. 
>     Do you think there is a way to recover this?
>    Sorry,
>        Bill 
  I guess I was being stupid - I tried this with the filesystem mounted.
Anyway, the file-system is still mounted, and I think my best bet is 
to save the bits I want (its interesting how despite a backup there are
still bits I want) and start over.
     Cheers,
           Bill


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