[linux-lvm] can t resize my lvm

Matthias Meyer Matthias.Meyer at gmx.li
Wed Nov 23 22:36:44 UTC 2005

Am Mittwoch 23 November 2005 02:10 schrieb Matthias Meyer:
> vdr:~# vgscan
> vgscan -- reading all physical volumes (this may take a while...)
> vgscan -- found active volume group "LVM"
> vgscan -- ERROR "vg_read_with_pv_and_lv(): current PV" can't get data of
> volume group "LVM2" from physical volume(s)
> vgscan -- "/etc/lvmtab" and "/etc/lvmtab.d" successfully created
> vgscan -- WARNING: This program does not do a VGDA backup of your volume
> groups
> You have new mail in /var/mail/root
> vdr:~# vgchange -ay
> vgchange -- volume group "LVM" already active
> Hmm, I think I had overwrite my PV with
> vdr:~# vgchange -an LVM2
> vgchange -- volume group "LVM2" successfully deactivated
> vdr:~# pvcreate -vff /dev/hdc1
> as descriped in detail in my mail at November, 21. 23:22

Should I try to restore metadata with vgcfgrestore?
Is it possible that I lost my data if I try vgcfgrestore?

Please help :-)
Don't Panic

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