[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

Jim Wildman, CISSP, RHCE       jim at rossberry.com http://www.rossberry.com
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