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Re: FC10 - External USB drive and LVM



Carl D. Roth wrote:
> 
> You need to do two things:
> 
> 1) make sure the VG name on the USB drive is not the same as your new 
> system.  If both drives have the same VG name you will have problems.
> 
> 2) after attaching the USB drive, run
> 
>   # pvscan
>   # vgchange -a y
> 
> Note that LVM isn't usually initialized except at boot time.
> 
> If you get stuck by item (1) you can rename the VG using a rescue disk:
> 
>   # lvm vgrename OLD NEW
> 
> but you still may be hit by item (1) until you disconnect the internal 
> hard disk.
> 
You can use the the UUID to specify witch volume group to change
when you have two with the same name.

Mikkel
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