[linux-lvm] Partition table gone? Any way to restore?

Jan-Benedict Glaw jbglaw at lug-owl.de
Wed Mar 2 17:48:19 UTC 2005

On Wed, 2005-03-02 18:45:44 +0100, oliver <oliver at are-b.org>
wrote in message <4225FBC8.9020904 at are-b.org>:
> The raid controller complained about a corrupt volume and destroyed it. 
> It was done within a blink of an eye. (So i don't think everything is wiped.
> However LVM can't find my VG anymore. fdisk -l /dev/hde shows me that 
> there simply isn't anything on it. Where as fdisk -l /dev/hdg tells me 
> "Disk /dev/hdg doesn't contain a valid partition table" as I would have 
> expected.

gpart could possibly help by guessing a partition table. This helped me
several times getting some friend's broken Windoze machines to work
again. (@gpart author: if we ever meet IRL, I owe you a beer!)


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