On Mon, Jun 20, 2005 at 04:27:35PM +0100, John Rowe wrote: > > > > > > The idea that a disk partition needs Unix file to be able to read it is > > > absolutely astonishing. > > > > What? > > I'm getting two different answers here. One person says I don't > need /etc/lvm.*, the other says I do! Ok, so the only time you *need* /etc/lvm/* is if you have to recover from bad metadata. Every PV in your VG has a complete copy of the metadata for that VG, so you have multiple copies of the layout - if you have one of these, you can recover your LVM setup. > FWIW, I'm running Linux version 2.6.9-5.0.5.EL having 'upgraded' from > RedHat9 to Scientific Linux 4 (a RedHat Enterprise clone), and I can't > see my LVM.. Seeing the output of 'vgscan -vvv' and 'vgchange -ay -vvv' would be helpful - maybe you could toss it up on pastebin.com? > Of course I have backups but it worries me for the future. -- 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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