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Re: [linux-lvm] RAID1/LVM lost my volume group



Chris,

do you still have the metadata backup files in /etc/lvmconf/ ?
If yes, please send me all which belong to your missing VG for recovery
in private email to mge sistina com 

On Tue, Mar 05, 2002 at 01:24:24AM +0800, Chris Hamilton wrote:
> Hi, I have 4 drives set up as 2 RAID1s with a striped LVM across them.  
> 
> After rebooting a few times vgscan and vgchange have stopped finding my 
> volume group.
> The pv* tools confirm that the physical volumes are still intact. 
>  Everytime I try to call
> vgcfgrestore or really any vg tool, they segfault if I specify the group.
> 
> I have been using 2.4.19-pre1-ac1, 2.4.19-pre2-ac2 on a glibc 2.2.4 
> system with lvm 1.03.
> The filesystem is (was) ext3.  Is there any way to get this recovered? 
>  Why could it have happened?
> 
> If I do have to start from zero, is there a recommended RAID 10-like 
> configuration for LVM I can use?  My goal is to have 10 reliability and 
> snapshots for backup.
> 
> Thanks,
> Chris Hamilton
> 
> 
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