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Re: Retrieving data from external disk with lvm partitions?



On Fri, 2009-06-19 at 10:46 -0700, Wolfgang S. Rupprecht wrote:
> Jurgen Kramer <gtmkramer xs4all nl> writes:
> > VolGroup00 is the partition I want to mount.
> >
> > What magic commands do I need to be able to mount the lvm partition on
> > the external drive?
> 
> Probably you need to do this:
> 
> # lvm
> lvm> vgchange -ay VolGroup00
> lvm> exit

Thanks, that worked! The proper devices were created and I am now
happily copying the needed data.

Jurgen

 
> If I were you, I'd also take the opportunity to rename the VG to
> something a bit more indicative of what is on it.  eg.
> 
>           vgrename VolGroup00 vg_f10
> 
> (This needs to be done before the "vgchange".)
> 
> -wolfgang
> -- 
> Wolfgang S. Rupprecht              Android 1.5 (Cupcake) and Fedora-11
> 


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