[linux-lvm] Any tools to read vgcfgbackup config ?

Joe Thornber thornber at sistina.com
Wed Apr 9 08:55:02 UTC 2003

On Wed, Apr 09, 2003 at 02:59:05PM +0200, GONAY Benjamin (ANS/AXS) wrote:
>  Hi all,
>  I'm using LVM 1.0.5(mp-V6) with SuSE8.1, all is fine. 
>  I'm thinking about a future crash of my lvm config (just hoping this will
> never happens..) and telling me :
>    how could i known the configuration saved in the vgxxx.conf files
> (results of the vgcfgbackup command) ??
>  Is there any tool to display the saved config in theses files ?

If you're really worried about this you may want to consider upgrading
to LVM2, where the backup files are in a human readable format.
Alternatively you could just use the LVM2 tools to take a backup of
the LVM1 metadata areas on disk (the tools wont look at the LVM1 backups).

- Joe

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