[CentOS] OT: Fortunate clueless dd chum - lvm recovery
murrayie at yahoo.co.uk
Fri Aug 14 07:59:44 UTC 2009
----- Original Message ----
> From: Chan Chung Hang Christopher <christopher.chan at bradbury.edu.hk>
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> Sent: Friday, 14 August, 2009 3:31:32
> Subject: [CentOS] OT: Fortunate clueless dd chum - lvm recovery
> Looks like the chum did not have to lose any data.
> Wiping out the MBR and the next 63 blocks apparently only wiped out grub
> stage1, partition table, and part of the lvm config data.
> I get to try to do a lvm 'recovery' at his expense now but this is my
> first time...has anybody ever tried restoring lvm config data back to
> the md/pv device?
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First of all, I would dd a copy of the whole drive off to another drive, so you can have a few goes at this.
How do you know only those bits where lost?
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