[linux-lvm] Recovery from a failed motherboard

Tom Epperly tepperly at gmail.com
Fri Jul 15 14:17:48 UTC 2011

Thanks John and James for the helpful replies.



On Fri, Jul 15, 2011 at 7:04 AM, John Drescher <drescherjm at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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.
> John
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