[linux-lvm] Mirror resync direction

Alasdair G Kergon agk at redhat.com
Thu Oct 26 20:30:47 UTC 2006

On Thu, Oct 26, 2006 at 09:27:02PM +0100, Alasdair G Kergon wrote:
> Firstly, this is work in progress, so you should be using newer
> tools.  Secondly, with newer tools you should follow a different
> procedure: use vgreduce --removemissing (carefully) to remove the
> lost device, add the replacement disk to the VG in the normal
> way, then use lvconvert to turn the LV back into a mirror.
And I should add, dmeventd will do these steps automatically on failure if you
configure it into the lvm2 and device-mapper packages and apply the right
kernel patches (they're nearly ready for upstream submission).

agk at redhat.com

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