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Re: how to mount an lvm (thumb) drive?



could you please provide the output of:
"pvscan"
"lvscan"
"vgscan"

If you were able to see and activate the VG, it shouldn't be harder than
"mount /dev/<vgname>/<logvolname>  /mnt/anymountpoint




On Tue, Nov 25, 2008 at 10:30 PM, Dave Burns <tburns hawaii edu> wrote:
> I have a thumb drive with fedora installed on it. When I plug in the
> drive, /boot mounts automatically. fdisk -l shows the root partition
> device is LVM. I would like to mount / by hand at another mount point,
> but I can't figure out what parameter to give to -t. man mount no
> help. man lvm doesn't seem to mention mounting.  Googled around, can't
> find the answer.
>
> I went to the fedora lvm howto
> (http://www.tldp.org/HOWTO/LVM-HOWTO/index.html). It tells you about
>    11.1. Initializing disks or disk partitions
>    11.2. Creating a volume group
>    11.3. Activating a volume group
>    11.4. Removing a volume group
>    11.5. Adding physical volumes to a volume group
>    11.6. Removing physical volumes from a volume group
>    11.7. Creating a logical volume
>    11.8. Removing a logical volume
>    11.9. Extending a logical volume
>    11.10. Reducing a logical volume
>
> I don't think I need to do any of that. I just want to mount it. How?
>
> Thanks,
> Dave
>
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