[linux-lvm] adding a bootsector to a PV destroys it ?!?

José Luis Domingo López linux-lvm at 24x7linux.com
Sun Sep 1 04:05:52 UTC 2002

On Sunday, 01 September 2002, at 02:26:35 +0200,
Goetz Bock wrote:

> Still, just to make sure:
> overwriting the first 512byte of a PV destroy it?
If I recall correctly, metadata is placed at the beginning of each PV,
so overwriting the first 512-byte sector of it will probably render
metadata unusable for LVM.

Jose Luis Domingo Lopez
Linux Registered User #189436     Debian Linux Woody (Linux 2.4.19-pre6aa1)

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