Retrieving data from external disk with lvm partitions?

Wolfgang S. Rupprecht wolfgang.rupprecht+gnus200906 at
Fri Jun 19 17:46:33 UTC 2009

Jurgen Kramer <gtmkramer at> writes:
> VolGroup00 is the partition I want to mount.
> What magic commands do I need to be able to mount the lvm partition on
> the external drive?

Probably you need to do this:

# lvm
lvm> vgchange -ay VolGroup00
lvm> exit
If I were you, I'd also take the opportunity to rename the VG to
something a bit more indicative of what is on it.  eg.

          vgrename VolGroup00 vg_f10

(This needs to be done before the "vgchange".)

Wolfgang S. Rupprecht              Android 1.5 (Cupcake) and Fedora-11

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