[linux-lvm] hard drive crash info please
randyperkins at randyperkins.com
Thu May 8 12:50:03 UTC 2003
I have a lvm setup of 5 PV (disks), 1 VG, and 1 LV. one of the drives
just started clicking, and is not recognizable by the bios. Now when i
boot up my volume group is not recognized.
readable copy of /etc/lvmconf/my_vg.conf ( about 5 months old )
How can i retrieve some of the data that is contained soley
on the other 4 drives. ?? Any help is appreciated.
i have been looking over the list,
and it appears this thread talks about extracting data from LV
that didnt span the bad disk, but i only have one LV.
it looks like he is using lvm2
does lvm2 have additional tools that can be used to bring back some of
my data. ??
i was just keeping mp3 on this LV, but when i upgraded redhat i moved
all my data to it for awhile, and never moved it back. my wife is
pissed cause i lost all my digital pictures, and i lost all my personal
files. i knew better but didnt listen to myself. the hard drive gave
no errors in the logs, which i monitor, it just up and started beating
its head against the wall. thanks for any help
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