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Re: [linux-lvm] lvm - problem replacing failed disk



On Thu, Jun 15, 2006 at 03:41:20PM -0600, Steven Mosimann wrote:
> (1) Replaced the failed disk with one of the same size  
> (2) Used pvcreate to make the same physical volumes on the new disk
> that were present on the failed disk.  Example of the actual command I
> used was:
>   pvcreate --uuid xxxxx /dev/sdb1
> where xxxxx was the pv uuid from pvdisplay 

Missing the --restorefile arg there (for safety - if it was originally
created by lvm2 with default options it'll make no difference).
 
Missing a 'vgcfgrestore' step.

> (3) Used vgchange -a y -P to activate the volume group

No need for -P here.  That's what you use if you *don't* do steps 1 and 2 etc.

Alasdair
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agk redhat com


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