[linux-lvm] lvm and a dead disk

Joachim Banzhaf jbanzhaf at ngi.de
Mon Sep 15 11:39:02 UTC 2003

Am Montag, 15. September 2003 15:25 schrieb Heinz J . Mauelshagen:
> Peter,
> the LVM1 way is to replace the broken disk, pvcreate the new one and
> vgcfgrestore the metadata to it.

In other words: since you did that already, it is as good as it gets as far as 
LVM is concerned. Now contact your filesystem guru(s). :-)

I am not an expert on that, but if the filesystem is reiserfs, perhaps the -S 
switch of reiserfsck helps? But before you try, better make a backup of the 
current status (something like dd if=/dev/your-vg/your-lv 

good luck,

Joachim Banzhaf

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