[linux-lvm] Mounting part of a logical volume?

roderick tapang retapang at gmail.com
Sat Mar 17 03:16:10 UTC 2007

On 3/17/07, p3tr0x at aol.com <p3tr0x at aol.com> wrote:
> Hi,
>  I have a Fedora Core 6 system with a root volume group (VolGroup00)
> spanning 2 physical drives. Through my own negligence the first drive got
> overwritten when the system was rebooted with a bootable cd in the drive.
> This effectively reformated the primary drive but left the second drive
> intact. What I would like to do is mount the second drive to see if there is
> any data worth retrieving before rebuilding the system.
>  I can boot onto a rescue CD so I can access the drive through lvm.
> lvdisplay reports that it cannot find all of the physical volumes which
> makes sense as the other drive was reformatted. pvscan also reports a
> missing drive.
>  Can anyone give me a pointer on what might be my next step?

this might help:


>  Thanks!
>  Pete

roderick e. tapang, nclp
retapang at gmail dot com

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