[CentOS-virt] Mounting LVM contained ntfs systems.
centos at rivint.com
Sat Feb 20 18:02:10 UTC 2010
Using CentOS 5.4 Xen Virtualization "stock install"
Added rpmforge NTFS extension for mount command.
Scenario: Have mirror dd'd off to "backup" unmounted LV contained
Windows machine. Within the LVM volume are two NTFS partitions formatted
Issue: How can I mount this? I need to verify file existence and run
batch of file compare checks.
If I try to mount the LV:
[root at vm1 ~]# mount -t ntfs /dev/thisvg00/thisw2kwe-b4change /mnt/ntfs
NTFS signature is missing.
Failed to mount '/dev/mapper/serv1vg00-w2kwe--b4cert': Invalid argument
The device '/dev/mapper/serv1vg00-w2kwe--b4cert' doesn't seem to have a
Maybe the wrong device is used? Or the whole disk instead of a
partition (e.g. /dev/sda, not /dev/sda1)? Or the other way around?
Would I have had an easier situation if I just had made one big C:
partition instead of two (1 for OS and progs, other for data and
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