[linux-lvm] Can I dd one disc of a lv
spam at tnonline.net
Thu Nov 6 06:25:02 UTC 2003
> I have 3 discs, two 180 GB and one 200 GB drive, every drive is
> one Partion with a one PV which builds a 560 GB VG from that I
> get a 500 GB LV.
> Now the 200 GB hdd is faulty. But I have no change to extend the
> LV, because the Max LV Size is 512 GB. So pvmove isn't possible.
> But I have another 200 GB Drive in my system.
> Now the question: Can I "dd" the faulty 200 GB drive to the new 200 GB
> drive? And if, how? Does "dd if=/dev/hde1 of=/dev/hdf1" the job, or what
> have I to do?
Use dd_rescue instead. That tool is developed to be better than dd
for copying data off bad drives. dd_rescue can also walk backwards.
If your system freezes when reaching bad blocks then you can write
down the block and tell dd_rescue to copy the disk backwards up to
> Greetings Tobias
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> read the LVM HOW-TO at http://tldp.org/HOWTO/LVM-HOWTO/
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