[CentOS] please help LVM totally messed up

Wed Sep 17 18:06:05 UTC 2008
Stephen Harris <lists at spuddy.org>

On Wed, Sep 17, 2008 at 06:30:45PM +0200, Rudi Ahlers wrote:
> Hi all
> I accidentally deleted a LVM volume directly (rm /dev/System/newcpanel) and
> now my LVM's are all messed up.

You might find that /dev/System/newcpanel was merely a symlink to

If the /dev/mapper entries exists, you can try recreating the symlink.

Otherwise you could try deactivation and reactiving the System volume
group ("vgchange -a n System", "vgchange -a y System").