[linux-lvm] recover lost VG (VG data differs between PVs)

Alasdair G Kergon agk at redhat.com
Sun Nov 14 23:21:26 UTC 2004

On Sun, Nov 14, 2004 at 11:58:53PM +0100, Jelle Herold wrote:
>  VG data differs between PVs /dev/hde and /dev/hdf3
>  Volume group "datavg" doesn't exist
So hde should be in the VG at the moment, but not hdf3?
Add a filter to lvm.conf so lvm only looks at hde.
Run vgscan and see check if things look OK
eg vgcfgbackup and read the text backup file.
If things *are* OK like that, then pvremove hdf3,
remove the filter & vgscan.

agk at redhat.com

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