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Re: [linux-lvm] Data recovery from physical volumes?



On Sun, 04.05.03, Toad <toad amphibian dyndns org> wrote:
> Is there any way for me to recover (some of?) my data from LVM, given
> that LVM does not recognize my volume group, I have lost my /etc/lvm*,
> but I have the original physical volumes intact? Are there any tools I
> could use to do this? The LVM will be moderately fragmented...

Isn't vgscan supposed to do this? It creates /etc/lvmtab and /etc/lvmtab.d/*
according to its manpage.

After that call vgchange -ay and you should be up and going - if not, post
the full error message :)

hope that helps,

Nils

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