[linux-lvm] Recovery from a failed motherboard

Stuart D. Gathman stuart at bmsi.com
Fri Jul 15 20:58:09 UTC 2011

On Fri, 15 Jul 2011, Tom Epperly wrote:

>>> 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.

One issue would be if the vg name conflicts with a vg name on the system
you plug them into.

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