[linux-lvm] lvm and a dead disk

Emmanuel Varagnat emmanuel.varagnat at free.fr
Mon Sep 15 13:18:02 UTC 2003

Peter wrote:

> Hello,
> using lvm under Debian woody with packages 
> lvm-common v1.5.5 and lvm10 v1.04-5 and linux 2.4.21 I once had a
> volume group vg0 with three physical volumes:
> /dev/scsi/host0/bus0/target5/lun0/part1
> /dev/scsi/host0/bus0/target3/lun0/part1
> /dev/scsi/host0/bus0/target4/lun0/part6
> Unfortunately the first disk failed, but while Linux was still up I
> could still access some of the files.  That obviously changed after I
> rebooted the system as the first disk was hopelessly broken and vg0
> could no longer be activated.

If your filesystem was Ext2 you give a try to e2retrieve: 

Good luke.

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