[linux-lvm] Unable to remove a pvmove LV

Delian Krustev linux-lvm at krustev.net
Thu Nov 3 13:34:55 UTC 2005

On Thursday 03 November 2005 02:11, Randall A. Jones wrote:
> Another way to remove a misbehaving pvmove logical volume is to restore
> to a metadata config state previous to the pvmove command.  The command
> to do this is vgcfgrestore.  This is only possible if you haven't
> modified the volume group or the logical volume in a way that might
> cause you to lose something important.  For example if you created a new
> LV and put a filesystem on it *after* a failed or uncleaned pvmove, you
> CANNOT restore to the config before the pvmove or you'll lose your new LV.

Unfortunately I've removed several PVs from it to leave the problematic
cotroller with two HDDs only(which was proven to work).


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