[linux-lvm] Move pvmove questions Was: Need help with a particular use-case for pvmove.

Luca Berra bluca at comedia.it
Tue Nov 16 06:25:08 UTC 2010

On Mon, Nov 15, 2010 at 02:53:29PM -0500, Stirling Westrup wrote:
>Okay, I've tried the dd_rescue method that was outlined for me, and it
>failed, although not for any reasons inherent in the method. It seems
>that what is wrong with my 'flakey' drive is not that it has bad
>sectors, but that it has a tendency to heat up when used, and then
>fail all operations until its cooled down.

you can try with http://www.gnu.org/software/ddrescue/ddrescue.html
instead of dd_rescue
make it use a logfile on a different device
when the source drive gets too hot let it rest awhile, then restart
using the log file.


Luca Berra -- bluca at comedia.it

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