[CentOS] OT: Fortunate clueless dd chum - lvm recovery
jpyeron at pdinc.us
Sat Aug 15 17:34:49 UTC 2009
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> [mailto:centos-bounces at centos.org] On Behalf Of Chan Chung
> Hang Christopher
> Sent: Saturday, August 15, 2009 10:20
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> Subject: Re: [CentOS] OT: Fortunate clueless dd chum - lvm recovery
> Robert Nichols wrote:
> > Ross Walker wrote:
> >> Since you don't know if LVM has a recovery path how can
> you imply it
> >> doesn't?
> > I've seen plenty of evidence that tools for LVM recovery
> are lacking.
> > I see postings from people asking about recovery of damaged LVM
> > volumes and not getting any reasonable answers about how to repair.
> This might help in future.
> > Or, complexity of dealing with things like duplicate volume group
> > names when physically moving disk drives. Conventional
> > works just fine for me, and I'm confident that I can handle
> just about
> > any situation that crops up. I don't need an additional layer of
> > complexity.
> Which is why I do not use default names when creating
> volgroups and logvols.
I always found it handy to use ASSET#_VG#_YYYYMMDDHHMM as a "default" pattern
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