[linux-lvm] Can't mount or access Logical Volume (LV)

Milan Broz mbroz at redhat.com
Sun Feb 8 13:57:27 UTC 2009

Glenn Everette wrote:
> I'm using OpenSuSe 11.1. The LV was initially created on a 10.3 with one
> drive and extended to two drives. I've moved the physical volume into
> and out of various linux distros with no problem. Now the Logical Volume
> does not show up in any partitioning tool or any Linux distro.
> vault {
>         id = "4LIF0K-KJQl-JtpG-bRTv-YoSA-18Zz-kwKIoy"
>         seqno = 6
>         status = ["EXPORTED", "RESIZEABLE", "READ", "WRITE"]

> omni:~ # lvs --all --debug --verbose
>     Finding all logical volumes
>   Volume group vault is exported

Your VG is apparently marked as exported (see man for vgexport/vgimport)


vgimport vault
vgchange -a y vault

mbroz at redhat.com

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