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Re: [linux-lvm] F7 will not boot after running backup w/snapshot



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Gerry Reno wrote:
> Stuart D. Gathman wrote:
>> On Fri, 2 May 2008, Bryn M. Reeves wrote:
>>
>>  
>>> Am I missing something here? vgchange --partial seems like it will do
>>> what you want (man 8 lvm):
>>>     
>>
>> It does part of what I want.  It would at least allow a system to boot
>> from a partial VG containing the root fs.  It does not allow any
>> metadata changes while VG is partial - not even reducing missing PV.
>>   
> Well, what good is this if you cannot fix anything? You are stuck in
> 'broken' mode.
> 
> Regards,
> Gerry

You recover what you can and then either remove the stray PVs from the
volume group via vgreduce --removemissing or replace them with new
devices that you have prepared using pvcreate --uuid --restorefile=.

Regards,
Bryn.

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