On Mon, Jun 20, 2005 at 04:00:49PM +0100, John Rowe wrote: > > > > Yes, it's easy. You just need a kernel with DM-Support and the > > > But this is similar to what > > happens if the partition table gets busted on a normal disk. > > So the previous poster's "Yes" actually means "No". And a broken > partition table will zap a disk with an LVM partition too won't it? So > the bottom line is that if I want to move an LVM partition to a > different system I have to hold my breath and pray. No - that should just work. You just need to have the device-mapper kernel modules and the lvm2 tools. Then you do a 'vgscan && vgchange -ay' and it will be there. > The idea that a disk partition needs Unix file to be able to read it is > absolutely astonishing. What? -- AJ Lewis Voice: 612-638-0500 Red Hat Inc. E-Mail: alewis redhat com One Main Street SE, Suite 209 Minneapolis, MN 55414 Current GPG fingerprint = D9F8 EDCE 4242 855F A03D 9B63 F50C 54A8 578C 8715 Grab the key at: http://people.redhat.com/alewis/gpg.html or one of the many keyservers out there...
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