[CentOS] Help -- LVM snapshot full -- how do I recover?

Jim Wildman jim at rossberry.com
Sun Oct 5 03:52:28 UTC 2008


On Sat, 4 Oct 2008, Liam Kirsher wrote:

> I forgot to remove an LVM snapshot after making a backup.  Now neither
> the snapshot nor the original volume are available.
> How do I recover and get the original volume back online?
>
> Currently, the output of lvs looks like
>
>  LV               VG         Attr   LSize   Origin    Snap%  Move Log Copy%
> ......
>  dom5_data        VolGroup01 -wi-ao  10.00G
>  domTemplate_data VolGroup01 -wi-a-   2.00G
>  dom6_data        VolGroup02 owi-i-  24.00G
>  dom6_snap        VolGroup02 swi-d-   1.00G dom6_data 100.00

option 1) remove the snap shot, original should be fine then
option 2) extend the snap shot, original should be fine then

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