[K12OSN] How to mount old LVM on old drive to recover student homes

Gideon Romm ltsp at symbio-technologies.com
Tue Nov 25 17:00:09 UTC 2008

LVM volumes are usually handled by devmapper.  Look in the /dev/mapper/
directory and mount the named volume like you would a normal device.


On Tue, 2008-11-25 at 08:06 -0800, Jim Christiansen wrote:
> Hello Everyone,
> Thank you  Robert, James and anyone else who messenged me about
> installing K12 on top of Centos 5.2.  I finally figured out I was just
> missing the --import http://k12linux.mesd.k12.or.us/k12ltsp.asc key to
> finish the install.  I may have zotted out a longer history from
> another console but this may have been it..
> It seems I've got our students in a panic.  I rsynced a two month old
> backup back to the homes instead of the nightly...  Just too busy-
> what can I say.
> The the homes I need are on the old single Centos 5 LVM hard drive.
> How do I mount this in my fstab?  I've never had to deal with lvms
> before.  I always stay away from them when I want second and third
> independent drives.  This one was the main drive though...
> Can't find anything on google yet on adding an already existing LMV to
> a running system but I'll keep looking.
> Thanks,
> Jim
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