[linux-lvm] broken computer

Anders Widman andewid at tnonline.net
Tue Dec 24 04:46:02 UTC 2002

> Hello,
> I have a quick question. I have been running lvm on my system for a while, it
> works very good. However, the motherbord is wearing and the thing refuses to
> boot. Can I, if I put my hard disk in another system, mount the lvm volumes on
> it? I need my data right now...
> Normally the drive is on hda, but it will certainly have another adresse in my
> other box, since I only have athlon-optimised kernels on the faulty box and
> the only other useable machine I have is a p133, which has to boot from a
> smaller disk (1024 cylinder limit you see). My root filesystem is not in the
> lvm volume.

LVM  can mount volumes even if the harddrives have changed order.

> Frank
> P.S. I am NOT on the LVM mailing list, so could you please CC me? Thanks.

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