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Re: [linux-lvm] Recovering Accidentally Destroyed LVM2 Information



Wow, thanks so much guys. I restored the config and then was able to run fsck.ext3 on the device. It took a while to run and had to fix a bunch of stuff, but it looks like my data is back. Very, very grateful.

Cheers!

- Chris

On Wed, Apr 27, 2011 at 07:57, Ray Morris <support bettercgi com> wrote:
vgcfgrestore -f /etc/lvm/archive/FILENAME VGNAME

But see "man vgcfgrestore"
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On Tue, 26 Apr 2011 20:58:25 -0700
Chris Streeter <chris chrisstreeter com> wrote:

> > What you *should* have done is restore the metadata to the point
> > before your errant command.  You can still do that (if it is still
> > in the archive), but the several K of zeros written to the start of
> > the LV you created will require recovery.
>
> So I still have all the files in the archive of the form
> raid_vg_0000*.vg
>
> If have those files, how would I go about restoring the metadata to
> the device? If I were to loose several K of data, I'm totally fine
> with that.
>
> Thanks!
>
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