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RE: [linux-lvm] Renumbered drives hosed VG.



Thanx, I'll look into this.

Mike Diehl,
Network Monitoring Tool Devl.
Sandia National Laboratories.
(505) 284-3137
jdiehl sandia gov

> -----Original Message-----
> From: José Luis Domingo López [mailto:jdomingo internautas org]
> Sent: August 15, 2001 5:07 AM
> To: 'linux-lvm sistina com'
> Subject: Re: [linux-lvm] Renumbered drives hosed VG.
> 
> 
> On Tuesday, 14 August 2001, at 14:52:17 -0600,
> Diehl, Jeffrey wrote:
> 
> > Hi all,
> > 
> > I recently upgraded from a modular kernel to a monolithic 
> kernel, which
> > renumbered all of my drives.  sda became sdb, sdb became 
> sdc and adc became
> > sda, etc.  Now one of my VG's is hosed.  How do I recover from this?
> > 
> Don't know to recover from this, but if I had several hard disk on my
> server and something depended on the kernel detecting them in order, I
> would try using devfs (device filesystem).
> 
> Is not that hard to setup, seems stable by now and you will 
> never get your
> disks messed again. Under devfs naming, a SCSI disk is 
> identified by the
> adapter and bus where it is attached, and by its SCSI and LUN 
> numbers (the
> "same" for IDE disks). So the kernel will always identify the 
> disks in the
> same way.
> 
> For example my master disk on the primary IDE channel is:
> /dev/ide/host0/bus0/target0/lun0
> An my root partition on this disk is:
> /dev/ide/host0/bus0/target0/lun0/p3
> 
> Regards.
> 
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