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Re: [linux-lvm] How to recover data corrupted by vgcreate



On Wed, Jul 27, 2005 at 11:33:05AM -0500, Jonathan E Brassow wrote:
> I'm not familiar exactly with how the metadata gets laid on disk, but 
> I would think you could just 'vgcreate vg_name /dev/hdd2' (you did this 
> already) then 'lvcreate -n <lvname> -l <max size> vg_name'...  This of 
> course assumes that the previous lv resided wholly on /dev/hdd2.  Then 
> try mounting the new lv and see what happens. 

Before you do that, try vgcfgrestore.
 
> On Jul 26, 2005, at 11:57 AM, 張廷州 wrote: 
> 
> 
> > Hi, 
> >   
> > I have a Linux PC with Fedora C3 installed. 
> > The disk was partitioned automatically when Linux was installed. 
> > So, LVM2 partition was created. 
> > The CPU is damaged today and I move the disk to another Linux PC 
> > and try to read data out. 
> > The disk is connected to device /dev/hdd. /dev/hdd2 is the LVM2 
> > partition. 
> > But, I do a stupid thing. I invoke vgcreate command on /dev/hdd2. 
> >   
> >     vgcreate vg_name /dev/hdd2 
> >   
> > The partition seems to be lost. 
> > How can I recover the data in /dev/hdd2? 
> > It's very important data to me. 
> > Thanks for any help. 
> >   
> > Davis 
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> > read the LVM HOW-TO at http://tldp.org/HOWTO/LVM-HOWTO/
> 
> 

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