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Re: [linux-lvm] Accessing LVM partitions from a rescue system



On Mon, Nov 25, 2002 at 01:39:30AM +0100, Anders Widman wrote:
> Looks  like  something  is wrong with accessing all of your disks from
> the rescue floppy.. look at the pvscan:
> 
> >From rescue environment:
>    pvscan -- total: 20 [201.08 GB}
> 
> Normal boot:
>    pvscan -- total: 21 [211.14 GB]
> 
> You  need  to  sort  out what disks/partitions that are not accessible
> from  the  rescue  disks...  You can also try ungrading LVM as 1.01 is
> quite old...

Yes, that will solve it. You are running a quote old release candidate
of LVM still.
1.0.1-rc2 failed on IDE partitions larger than 15.
BTW: 1.0.1 had support for 64 partitions on IDE in.

Please take 1.0.6 and retry.

Regards,
Heinz    -- The LVM Guy --

> 
> - Anders
> 
> > Hello
> 
> > I am trying to mount my LVM partitions manually after booting into a
> > rescue system from floppies. I am not able to do this. During a normal
> > boot from my harddisk LVM works just fine. Notice the output from
> > pvscan and lvmdiskscan below. I ran those commands first from the
> > rescue system and then from a normally booted system. In the rescue
> > system /dev/hda16 is not there. I don't know if that is related to my
> > problem, though.
> 
> > Here are the details of what I am doing:
> 
> > Setup:
> 
> > boot partition      /dev/hda2 type Linux with Ext2
<SNIP>
> > lvmdiskscan -- 28 partitions
> > lvmdiskscan -- 20 LVM physical volume partitions
> 
> 
> > _______________________________________________
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> > http://lists.sistina.com/mailman/listinfo/linux-lvm
> > read the LVM HOW-TO at http://tldp.org/HOWTO/LVM-HOWTO/
> 
> 
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