[linux-lvm] harddisk dies while pvmove is in progress

Stuart D. Gathman stuart at bmsi.com
Mon Sep 12 21:08:53 UTC 2011

On Mon, 12 Sep 2011, Robert Sch?ftner wrote:

> So, LV homevideo is definitely lost, but shares seems to be OK, modulo the 
> "running"/interrupted pvmove. Is there a way to clean up this mess without 
> creating another LV and copying the contents of shares over?

Remove the missing PV as the error message suggested.  Unless you
have some hope of resurrecting it (has had success with connecting
deceased drive via USB and putting in freezer to run it long enough
to recover a little more data), it is gone now.

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