[linux-lvm] Can't mount or run fdisk on an existing logical volume, help!

Ray Van Dolson rvandolson at esri.com
Tue Jul 21 22:50:43 UTC 2009

On Tue, Jul 21, 2009 at 03:43:58PM -0700, Adam Olsen wrote:
> On Tue, Jul 21, 2009 at 4:21 PM, Ray Van Dolson<rvandolson at esri.com> wrote:
> > I'm not sure which one of these backup files I'd use to restore to.
> > You can also re-run pvcreate with the --uuid and --restorefile argument
> > if you want to recreate a "lost" uuid...
> How can I see the difference between what uuid's it's looking for and
> what is currently set on the devices?

pvdisplay should show the UUID's currently on your physical devices.
You can look at the contents of the file to compare.

> (neither of the vgcfgrestore commands helped, either for
> storage_00034.vg or /etc/lvm/backup/storage)

I am kinda stumped at this point.


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