[linux-lvm] Error -154 can't get data from VG

Bruno Kraychete da Costa brunokc at hotmail.com
Tue Nov 14 17:09:17 UTC 2000

>I guess that even when your / is in an LV, it still has to be (or most
>probably will be) contiguous on the disk? This would mean that you
>could handforge a partition table entry that maps exactly the root file
>system. The size does not even matter (make it the rest of the disk),
>as long as the start sector is allright. Such a partition table entry
>would allow you to mount the /, even though it is in an LV.

I remember that, doing a cat /proc/lvm would show me that the only 
contiguous LV was swap (I explicitly set it do be contiguous). But this 
could be a good idea. Could any one confirm if this is possible?

>If you want a good set of recovery tools, download an ISO image of the
>LinuxCare bootable business card (http://www.linuxcare.com/bootable_cd)
>and burn it on a CD. You then have at least a serious amount of tools to
>help you in the repair.

Humm. Thanks for the tip. I'll try this one.


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