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re[2]: [linux-lvm] Corrupted LVM, need help



Thanks Austin,

That was the command I was looking for.

Drives are mounted and there does not appear to be any data loss. :)   (Yes, I do have backups, but I didn't want to have to use them.)

Greg

>>  have you tried doing vgcfgrestore /dev/sdxx?



>>  On Mon, 2002-09-30 at 15:56, Greg Freemyer wrote:
>>  > All,
>>  > 
>>  > I have a LVM based data disk with 3 LVs.  My OS disks are _not_ LVM
>>  > based.
>>  > 
>>  > We had a lightning storm over the weekend, and an old kernel (2.4.18)
>>  > got 
>>  > booted when the machine was powered back on.  I have 2.4.19 running
>>  > again now.
>>  > 
>>  > Now I get the following:
>>  > 
>>  > SuSEbox:~ # pvscan
>>  > pvscan -- reading all physical volumes (this may take a while...)
>>  > pvscan -- inactive PV "/dev/sda1"  is associated to unknown VG
>>  > "TruStore-Data" 
>>  > (run vgscan)
>>  > pvscan -- total: 1 [55.91 GB] / in use: 1 [55.91 GB] / in no VG: 0 [0]
>>  > 
>>  > SuSEbox:~ # vgscan
>>  > vgscan -- reading all physical volumes (this may take a while...)
>>  > vgscan -- ERROR "lv_read_all_lv(): number of LV" can't get data of
>>  > volume group 
>>  > "TruStore-Data" from physical volume(s)
>>  > vgscan -- "/etc/lvmtab" and "/etc/lvmtab.d" successfully created
>>  > vgscan -- WARNING: This program does not do a VGDA backup of your
>>  > volume group
>>  > 
>>  > SuSEbox:~ # 
>>  > 
>>  > Any ideas on how to restore my LVM config tables (VGDAs ??).  I think
>>  > LVM keeps 
>>  > backups somewhere.
>>  > 
>>  > 
>>  > Greg Freemyer
>>  > Internet Engineer
>>  > Deployment and Integration Specialist
>>  > Compaq ASE - Tru64 v4, v5
>>  > Compaq Master ASE - SAN Architect
>>  > The Norcross Group
>>  > www.NorcrossGroup.com
>>  > 
>>  > 
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>>  > read the LVM HOW-TO at http://tldp.org/HOWTO/LVM-HOWTO/
>>  -- 
>>  Austin Gonyou <austin coremetrics com>
>>  Coremetrics, Inc.

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Greg Freemyer
Internet Engineer
Deployment and Integration Specialist
Compaq ASE - Tru64 v4, v5
Compaq Master ASE - SAN Architect
The Norcross Group
www.NorcrossGroup.com




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