[linux-lvm] problems importing non-exported VG

Todd Underwood todd at osogrande.com
Mon Dec 10 19:17:01 UTC 2001

wolfgang, all,

yep, vgscan finds no volume groups on the system. sigh.  i guess i really
need a backup of /etc/lvm*, which is on the lv.  sigh again.

todd underwood, vp & cto
oso grande technologies, inc.
todd at osogrande.com

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neither liberty nor safety." - Benjamin Franklin

On Tue, 11 Dec 2001, Wolfgang Weisselberg wrote:

> Date: Tue, 11 Dec 2001 02:07:57 +0100
> From: Wolfgang Weisselberg <weissel at netcologne.de>
> Reply-To: linux-lvm at sistina.com
> To: linux-lvm at sistina.com
> Subject: Re: [linux-lvm] problems importing non-exported VG
> Hi, Todd!
> Todd Underwood (todd at osogrande.com) wrote 94 lines:
> > after an upgrade during which i moved from a root LVM system to a non-root
> > LVM system and my /etc/lvm* files/directories were lost, i find i'm unable
> > to re-import data from a previously existing volume group and i'm not even
> > sure what the right steps are.
> Did you try running vgscan?  Grep doesn't show it in your
> mail, so I ask that 'stupid' question.  No guarantee that
> it'll work, though
> -Wolfgang
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