[linux-lvm] HDD Failure

Mitch Miller mitch at mdmiller.com
Mon Sep 18 19:08:16 UTC 2006

Nick -- if I understand your situation properly, you effectively took 
one of the platters (the bad drive) out of the drive (the vg) and now 
you still want to be able to access the entire drive ... ??  I don't 
think that's going to happen.

Off to the backups, I'd say ...

-- Mitch

Nick wrote:
> Hello List,
> I have a 3x 120GB HDD that are all lumped into one LVM volume. Recently,
> one died so I removed it using.
> # vgreduce --removemissing Vol1
> This worked fine but now I can't mount the volume group:
> root at nibiru:~# cat /etc/fstab | grep Vol
> /dev/mapper/Vol1-share /share          ext3    defaults        0       2
> root at nibiru:~# mount /share
> mount: special device /dev/mapper/Vol1-share does not exist
> root at nibiru:~#
> I've no idea why it says it doesn't exist as I thought all I did was
> remove missing PE's from a VG - not remove the actual VG!
> Can anyone help me get my data back? Thanks for any advice.
> Nick
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