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Re: [linux-lvm] Problems importing volume group



Chris,

looks like the installation toasted your PVs (writing partition tables
to the drives?).

Run vgcfgrestore (you've got a backup of /etc/lvmconf/*, right?).

Regards,
Heinz    -- The LVM Guy --


On Fri, Feb 13, 2004 at 12:49:41PM -0500, Chris Wells wrote:
> Hello all,
> 
> I'm still a newbie to LVM but I've followed a FAQ in exporting my VG (I
> had to replace a failing system drive - not in the VG).  When I replaced
> the drive and tried to import the volume group, I get the following
> errors:
> 
> vgimport kbvg /dev/hde /dev/hdf
> vgimport -- ERROR "pv_check_consistency(): PE size" checking physical
> volume consistency of "/dev/hde"
> vgimport -- ERROR "pv_check_consistency(): PE size" checking physical
> volume consistency of "/dev/hdf"
> vgimport -- ERROR: no valid physical volumes found to import volume group
> "kbvg"
> 
> When I do a pvscan, I get:
> 
> pvscan
> pvscan -- reading all physical volumes (this may take a while...)
> pvscan -- inactive PV "/dev/hde"  is in EXPORTED VG "kbvg" [0 / 0 free]
> pvscan -- inactive PV "/dev/hdf"  is in EXPORTED VG "kbvg" [0 / 0 free]
> pvscan -- total: 2 [37.46 MB] / in use: 2 [37.46 MB] / in no VG: 0 [0]
> 
> 
> I get these errors even when replacing the old drive and trying to import
> back.  Any ideas on what I can do next or what the problem could be?  Or..
> at least, does anyone know of any tools which I can use to retrieve data
> from these drives?
> 
> Any help is greatly appreciated!
> 
> -- 
> Thanks,
>    Chris Wells
>    Fusion Hosting & Design
>    Lexington, KY
>    chris fusion-hosting net
>    http://www.fusion-hosting.net
>    Phone: (859) 492-6439
> 
> 
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