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Re: [linux-lvm] What have I done!?



On Thu, Oct 04, 2001 at 12:57:21PM -0500, Steven Lembark wrote:
> 
> 
> -- Andreas Dilger <adilger turbolabs com>
> 
> >> Is there a way that I can blow the whole thing away and start over?  I
> >> think I've screwed things up too badly to try to resurrect them.  I'd
> >> really like to blow it all away and start over and see if this stuff
> >> happens again, but again I can't use the lv* tools to remove the
> >> configurations because of the errors I mention in my initial post so I
> >> need a manual way to blow away the entire LVM configuration and start
> >> from scratch again.
> >
> > "pvcreate -ff" I think
> 
> If you really want to wipe things clean:
> 
>     (1) vgexport /dev/vgname; # avoids collisions w/ stale config info.
>     (2) for disk in your disks here; do pvcreate -ff $disk; done;
> 
> The export isn't strictly necessar:  rm -rf and a vgscan should do the
> same basic thing with a few nastygrams added in.  Personally, I get
> enough nastygrams to prefer avoiding a few more :-)

I'm curious: which ones are thouse?

> 
> 
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