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Re: [linux-lvm] exporting/importing a LVM volume



Ray,

your output below shows /dev/sdb[12] as PVs, so your
vgimport command line should read:

# vgimport design /dev/sdb[12]


On Sun, Dec 14, 2003 at 03:15:59PM +0100, brad p frisurf no wrote:
> Hi all, 
>  
>  
> I need to move a lvm volme over to a new os install. And this is what i
> did.
>  
> Before installing the new os, i did a vgexport name
> and acording to the howto, all i need to do on my new os is pvscan and
> then vgimport name /dev/dev1 + + + + 
>  
> (http://tldp.org/HOWTO/LVM-HOWTO/x978.html)
>  
> However when trying to import it i get these messages:
>  
> pvscan -- reading all physical volumes (this may take a while....)
> pvscan -- inactive PV "/dev/sdc1" is in no VG [111.76GB]
> pvscan -- total: 1 [111.76GB] / in use: 0 [0] / in no VG: 1 [111.76GB]
>  
> Its supposed to say something like this: (paste from the howto)
>  
> pvscan -- reading all physical volumes (this may take a while...)
> pvscan -- inactive PV "/dev/sdb1"  is in EXPORTED VG "design" [996 MB /
> 996 MB free]
> pvscan -- inactive PV "/dev/sdb2"  is in EXPORTED VG "design" [996 MB /
> 244 MB free]
> pvscan -- total: 2 [1.95 GB] / in use: 2 [1.95 GB] / in no VG: 0 [0]
> 
> If i try the vgimport i get this message:
>  
> vgimport -- ERROR "pv_read(): PV identifier invalid" reading physical
> volume "/dev/sda1"
>  
> Anyone got a hint what i need to do to get this LVM up and running again
> ?
>  
> Ray

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