[linux-lvm] vgscan question

Shane Shrybman shane at zeke.yi.org
Wed Nov 29 04:24:01 UTC 2000

On Mon, 27 Nov 2000, Andreas Dilger wrote:

> Shane writes:
> > I have three ide disks on my machine, hda, hdb, hdd. I
> > am using LVM 0.8 on hdb and hdd, (actually on partitions on
> > those disks).
> > If I remove hda and hdc(cdrom) from the machine will vgscan
> > still find all my volume groups on the remaining disks
> > that are now hda and hdc?
> It _should_ work, but why not simply unplug the drives, reboot, and
> see what happens when you run vgscan again...
> > If not what is the correct procedure for this type of thing?
> Failing that, you should be able to vgexport the volume group, and vgimport
> it again, unless it is your root partition.

This is what I thought too, thanks for your answer.

> Cheers, Andreas



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