[linux-lvm] Attempting to salvage data from a PV on a damaged disk

Tanstaafl tanstaafl at libertytrek.org
Wed Oct 19 11:22:45 UTC 2011

On 2011-10-18 8:51 PM, Robert Gormley <rgormley at mgcare.com> wrote:
> The system would not boot from the "live disk" due to what appears to be a minor (but not minor enough) disk failure (SMART and other tests pass, but I get some I/O errors before operations work).

What filesystem is on the disk? Maybe you could try something like 
spinrite? I have used it successfully countless times with drives that 
have developed some bad sectors but are otherwise ok...

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