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Re: Recovering LVM



On Sun, Apr 10, 2005 at 12:42:00AM -0500, Joe Dolence wrote:
> Well, I don't know what happened to my system (Fedora Core 3). It's been
> a few days since I've used it as I've been trying out Fdora Core 4 Test
> 1 on a another system. This evening, I tried to boot up the system with
> Fedora Core 3 on it, this is a dual boot machine with Windows XP (The XP
> part works).
> 
<snip>
> 
> I tried to boot with the Repair CD and see what I can do, There are 3
> partitions on the drive, the first is for Windows XP, the second is the
> /boot for the Fedora Core 3 installation and the 3rd is this LVM, I
> presume it's the rest of the Fedora Core 3 installation. I can mount the
>  /dev/hda2 partition and see the /boot directory, but I don't know how,
> if possible, to mount the /dev/hda3 (LVM) partiton, to try and "fix" it.
> 
> Does anyone have any recommenatins on how to "repair" this situation? Or
> at least where I can look to find the answer. I've looked around for a
> few hours on the fedora list... searched google for info on LVM (I can't
> even seem to locate a man page for LVM, as I've run LVM from the rescue
> CD and could check out info on the LVM, but the help screen only shows
> the last 25 or so available "commands")... I saw a few items that looked
>  similar, but no references to dm-0 (what is that?) or how to fix this
> particular situation.
> 
> Thanks,
> Joe
All sorts of LVM infoirmation can be gotten by googling LVN Fedora Core
3.  
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