[linux-lvm] How to find out the location of PE's

Stuart D. Gathman stuart at bmsi.com
Fri Dec 30 21:30:16 UTC 2011

Centuries ago, Nostradamus foresaw that on Dec 30, peter.bieshaar at gmail.com...:

> thanks for this information. I will investigate the MetaData, on the second
> sector, as you mentioned. Now I also can more easily search the code (using
> the LVM2 and LABELONE strings). I tried but, it's a lot

If you have even an old backup of the /etc/lvm directory, that old metadata
could pinpoint the LV of your root filesystem (if it hasn't been resized
or moved since the backup), from you can extract the current metadata.

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