[linux-lvm] Can't mount after crash

Daniel Roth d00roth at dtek.chalmers.se
Sun Jan 9 21:51:17 UTC 2005

>I have my data back now. As a reminder, what I did was:
>On FC3's rescue disk...
>1) Do startup network interfaces
>2) Don't try to automatically mount the filesystems - not even readonly
>3) lvm vgchange --ignorelockingfailure -P -a y
>4) fdisk -l, and guess which partition is which based on size: the small
>one was /boot, and the large one was /
>5) mkdir /mnt/boot
>6) mount /dev/hda1 /mnt/boot
>7) Look up the device node for the root filesystem
>in /mnt/boot/grub/grub.conf
>8) A first tentative step, to see if things are working: fsck -
>n /dev/VolGroup00/LogVol00
>9) Dive in: fsck -f -y /dev/VolGroup00/LogVol00
>10) Wait a while...  Be patient.  Don't interrupt it
>11) Reboot
Thanks Dan! This also restored all my data. Thanks!


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