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Re: [linux-lvm] Saving files from full failing volume



On Sat, Aug 27, 2005 at 04:58:57PM +0200, Fredrik Tolf wrote:
> > Thanks for the response Eric. Let me check that I understand this correctly:
> >  If I were to use LVM to create a file system that spans 2 hard disks,
> > of capacity 80G each (for simplicities sake), giving a total capacity
> > of 160G, if that filesystem grows to (say) 100G and then one of the
> > disks begins to fail, there is no way for me to backup the files that
> > would be endangered, short of backing up the entire 100G, to another
> > disk entirely.

effectively, all the files in the filesystem are "endangered" - i'd hate
to try to recover the data from the half of the filesystem that was on
the good disk.


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