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Re: [linux-lvm] main drive fail



Thomas,

Did you restore the lvm related entries in /etc ?


Thomas Inglis wrote:

> I am running lvm-0.9.1.beta1 on redhat 7.0 with a 2.4.4 kernel.
>
> I have four drives, one main 'boot' drive and three drives which were used
> with LVM. All was fine and dandy until the main boot drive failed. Ouch.
>
> I have reinstalled Redhat, and lvm-0.9.1.beta1 (thought id go with what it
> had before) and built the kernel again, then rebooted.
>
> Now the problem.
> lvscan, vgdiaplay & vgscan tells me there are no voulume groups defined.
>
> vgcreate lvmGroup /dev/hdb1 /dev/hdc1 /dev/hdd1
> informs me the drive(s) are already part of the lvmGroup
>
> pvcreate lvmGroup /dev/hdb1 /dev/hdc1 /dev/hdd1
> with the -ff switch want to initialise the drive, so I thought it prudent to
> tell it no.
>
> How can I renistate my volumes? It appears they are still valid on the
> drive, but I cant seem to create or reinstate the group.
>
> Thomas
>
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