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Re: [linux-lvm] Disk crash on LVM



  I forgot to say - pvmove is low partially because
it works well even for mounted volumes.  Using dd, 
you definitely want to unmount the volume.
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On 09/18/2009 04:31:19 PM, Stuart D. Gathman wrote:
> On Fri, 18 Sep 2009, Ray Morris wrote:
> 
> >    pvmove is very slow and very safe.  You want 
> > to get the data off that drive in a hurry, before 
> > it heats up, so pvmove is not your friend in this 
> > case.  Freeze the drive, then find out which LVs 
> > are on it:
> 
> I've found that external data/power cables that let you connect
> an unmounted drive sitting on your workbench are your friend
> in these cases.  You can even keep the drive in the freezer
> (just make sure it is dry enough to be non-condensing).  
> Stay-Dri hospital ice bags also work well.
> 
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