[linux-lvm] Partition table gone? Any way to restore?
Jean-Luc Coulon (f5ibh)
jean-luc.coulon at wanadoo.fr
Wed Mar 2 19:33:54 UTC 2005
Le 02.03.2005 20:26:22, oliver a écrit :
> Thanks! However the partition is fine and fit so I should be able to
> dd everything off of it.
> The output of gpart was the following:
> root at enterprise:~# gpart -w hmlvm,1.5 /dev/hde
> Begin scan...
> Possible partition(ReiserFS filesystem), size(50431mb), offset(14mb)
> * Warning: short read near sector(120103011), 64512 bytes instead of
> 66048. Skipp
> End scan.
> Checking partitions...
> Partition(Linux ext2 filesystem): primary
> Guessed primary partition table:
> Primary partition(1)
> type: 131(0x83)(Linux ext2 filesystem)
> size: 50431mb #s(103284656) s(29799-103314454)
> chs: (29/9/1)-(1023/15/63)d (29/9/1)-(102494/7/62)r
> Primary partition(2)
> type: 000(0x00)(unused)
> size: 0mb #s(0) s(0-0)
> chs: (0/0/0)-(0/0/0)d (0/0/0)-(0/0/0)r
> <snip> part 3 and 4 where 'unused'.
> Now gpart found something, however not the missing LVM PV i was
> hoping. Or atleast, I don't think so. I will google around to see how
> to make a 1 on 1 copy of this disk, and then try to write it. I'll
> report back. In the mean time, keep those ideas comming : )
Just an idea, be careful, it is not the *truth* as I have not tested it
Here is what I *think* :
The partition type is no matter for lvm.
Recover the partition as you like then do a fdisk to change the
partition type to 8E ... and see (or pray)
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