[linux-lvm] Removing VG mappings using dmsetup tool

Vojtech Juranek vjuranek at redhat.com
Wed Jun 24 07:46:52 UTC 2020

> BUT I'd probably focus rather on fixing your oVirt workflow - you should
> not be 'losing' devices while you have activate mappings on them - that's
> IMHO major desing flaw - you can very easily cause very SERIOUS damages
> to your on disk data consistency - so disk would require serious fsck before
> reuse...

Thanks for your answer. Just to clarify - we are not going to loose devices 
intentionally, we are considering this option only for recovery from situation 
when storage is suddenly lost (e.g. broken network, storage sever crashed 
etc.). In these situations disk data consistency would be an issue anyway.

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