[linux-lvm] Crashed disk with LVM

PeS pes at sandbox.cz
Fri Jan 4 08:20:52 UTC 2008

Hiamal wrote:
> Hi,
> I have tow disks(hda and hdb) where tow partitions(hda2 and hdb1) a
> part of one LVM group VG01.
> Now disk hdb has crashed and I'am trying to save the data on hdb1 to
> another disk.
> I tried with knoppix dumping(dd) hda2(works) and hdb1(don't work) and
> I also tried activating the lvm group and dd the lvm volume but when
> dd comes to hdb1 the disk just hacks and sounds noisy :-P

Instead of dd try dd_rescue. It's able to skip errors on failed disc and 
read the rest.

> What should I do?

During dumping, prepare you regular backup plan ;-)

> /h

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