[linux-lvm] Recovery from a failed motherboard

John Drescher drescherjm at gmail.com
Fri Jul 15 14:04:07 UTC 2011

On Fri, Jul 15, 2011 at 9:48 AM, Tom Epperly <tepperly at gmail.com> wrote:
> I had a Linux system that I used for backups running Bacula. It had
> two physical volumes (actual separate SATA hard disks) that were
> combined into a logical volume group. The motherboard of this system
> is dead, but there is some reason to believe the physical hard disks
> may be fine.
> I am wondering if there is a way I can plug these two physical disks
> into another Linux box and access the file system that's on the
> logical volume group.

Yes. It should work without issue. Many times I have booted a system
(home and work) with volume groups on a sysrescuecd and my volume
groups show up without issue.


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