[linux-lvm] One of 8 PVs dead - Trying to rescue data from remaining 7

Old Fart rascal.jumper-747 at cox.net
Sat Nov 26 15:39:28 UTC 2005

Craig Hagerman wrote:
> On 10/31/05, Tom Robinson <tom.robinson at oxtel.com> wrote:
>> Summary: One of my 8 PVs is dead and I despirately need to rescue
>> I am curious about what to do in general if I have one disc fail on a
>> multi-LVM system. Personally I have a two disc LVM system. You problem
>> made me realize I have no idea what to do to recover data if one of
>> the discs has a problem. Anyone have the answer?
>> Craig
I use raid 5 just for this problem.  Have dropped 2 of the 3 raid 
devices and system keeps on truckin'.  You can hot add devices back in 
and keep going while they sync.  Good luck.


Old Fart

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