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Re: [K12OSN] Main authentication server down



Hmmm ... seems oriented to LVM2, and this system apparently is using LVM1.  And, all my commands pvscan or whatnot get a "cannot execute binary file" error because of library issues most likely?  system is 64 bit, amd opteron.  It is like I need one magic edit or command and I can get the system up and then go from there.

On 7/2/07, Dan Young <dyoung mesd k12 or us> wrote:
On 7/2/07, David Hopkins <dahopkins429 gmail com> wrote:
> On Friday, our school took a series of power hits, and our main server went
> down hard.  At present, it will not boot because it cannot find the
> VolGroup01.  The logical volume for the  OS is present (VolGroup00),  and
> linux rescue lets me see everything on it.  However, during the boot
> process, when the OS (Fedora Core 4, lvm1) goes to find the other volume
> group it is missing, and the boot process halts. I don't care about what is
> on that volume group (I can recover it later if it can be done, or recreate
> it), but ... is there a way to tell the system to not try and locate that
> logical volume?

Caveat emptor. Sounds like you're in a pinch so I'm just throwing this
out there.

>From the rescue mode, can you "vgreduce --removemissing VolGroup01"?
The vgremove man page says that should make the LVM consistent, even
in the absence of a disk. Note that it probably will eat the volume
group.

http://www.stress-free.co.nz/adventures_in_lvm

--
Dan Young < dyoung mesd k12 or us>
Multnomah ESD - Technology Services
503-257-1562

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