[linux-lvm] Data loss - vg gone
Michael S. Fischer
michael at auctionwatch.com
Wed Jun 6 03:44:37 UTC 2001
Actually, I managed to recover the volume by using vgcfgrestore. After I
restored the VGDA the filesystem came right back up.
Many thanks to he LVM team for making sure the metadata is backed up! :-)
From: Jens Benecke
To: 'linux-lvm at sistina.com'
Sent: 6/5/01 4:07 PM
Subject: Re: [linux-lvm] Data loss - vg gone
On Tue, Jun 05, 2001 at 12:47:37PM -0700, Michael S. Fischer wrote:
> vgscan found no volumes (and vgdisplay reports none), but according to
> pvscan the physical volume signature is still there. If I try to
> recreate the volume I get the error message that the physical volume
> already belongs to the volume group.
Possible solution (worked here):
You need to edit the disk signatures and for each PV, insert all the
_other_ PV signatures in the right place. Go to #lvm on
irc.openprojects.org and bug 'roadrunner', he walked me through this and
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