[linux-lvm] Failed PV recovery

Dieter Stüken stueken at conterra.de
Mon Jul 24 12:19:12 UTC 2006

Lamont R. Peterson wrote:
> 4.  Are there better ways I could have handled this (other than the obvious 
> like RAID to start with, etc.)?

Hi Lamont,

I strongly suggest to use: http://smartmontools.sourceforge.net/
to monitor all disks. In most cases you get warnings about
problems with your disks weeks before they fail completely.

> A few months ago, I started seeing some unreadable sectors on the 45GB drive. 

... but you have to take it seriously :-)


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