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Re: [linux-lvm] VGs gone!



--- Rupert Hair <rupert hair ntlworld com> wrote:
> > We had a problem with the
> > root partition on the first drive, so we decided
> to
> > restore from the mirror using dd.  After doing
> this,
> > the VGs are not in existence anymore.  running
> > 'vgscan' shows it creates /etc/lvmtab and
> > /etc/lvmtab.d correctly, but they are empty.  
> How were the drives mirrored?  Did you use some sort
> of raid or was it all done
> by using dd to copy the whole drive?

sorry, left that part out:  using rsync to mirror the
drives.  

> What does pvscan show?
> 

pvscan complains about "pv_read(): read" reading
physical volumes.

with -d on pvscan, I think everything looks good
until:
pv_read -- going to read /dev/md9 
pv_read -- LEAVING with ret: -282

Thanks,
dm

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