[linux-lvm] Trouble with pvmove

Anders Widman andewid at tnonline.net
Mon May 5 11:07:02 UTC 2003

> On Mon, 05.05.03, Andre? ?str?m <andree.astrom at home.se> wrote:

>> We were using 1.0.4, so updated to 1.0.7 today. No luck tough. Computer
>> locks up completly at
>> certain PE's.

> You could try to use 'dd' to backup the damaged pv to a new (equally-sized)
> partition, using 'conv=noerror' option to skip faulty blocks.

Or   even  a  better  tool  specifically  made  for this; dd_rescue :)
Simple, fast and secure.

> Perhaps you could use strace or on of the debugging options of pvmove to
> determine wher it locks. I suspect it locks trying to read the faulty block
> over and over again.

> good luck,

> Nils


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