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Re: [linux-lvm] undocumented strange LVM behaviour



vgcfgrestore be an option to restore my lvm?


Daniel Zeiss wrote:


> Hello,
>
> my lvm (2 partitions on 2 discs /dev/hde4 /devhdg2) on a Debian Woody
> Linux (2.4.18-686) shows some strange behaviour:
>
> After rebooting my computer, vgscan found an inactive "vg01" to be my
> volume group but vgchange -a y said:
>
> vgchange -- ERROR: can't get name(s) of physical volumes
> vgchange -- Please check, if /proc is mounted
>
> my /proc is mounted and in /proc/lvm /global is says:
>
> Total:  0 VGs   0 PVs   0 LVs  (LVs open)
> Global: 152 bytes malloced  IOP version 10   0:05:06 active
>
> I do _not_ use devfs, /dev is complete and working.
>
> My lvm are just my home dirs, so uncomming them in /etc/fstabs and
> rebooting brings my system up with kde now problem and root can log in
> and work (which it shouldnt do with kde, just testing).
>
> My / is on /dev/hde3, so it isnt a disc failure.
>
> the output of
>
> vgchange -a y -d
>
> is attached.
>
> What can I do to get my LVM up running _without_ dataloss?
>
> Thank you
>
> Daniel
>
>




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