[linux-lvm] --removemissing explanation

Alasdair G Kergon agk at redhat.com
Wed Jan 16 03:22:17 UTC 2008

On Tue, Jan 15, 2008 at 07:18:54PM -0700, Joseph L. Casale wrote:
> Referring back to a frantic post I made earlier, if a pv providing
> extents used in a vg with *some* of those extents used in an lv
> disappears, why doesn't the removemissing option restore the lv so at
> least I can salvage what may be left? 

--removemissing is to clean up *after* you've salvaged what you can.
Options like --partial exist to help with salvage.

agk at redhat.com

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