[mythtv-users] OT: A different LVM question

John Drescher drescherjm at gmail.com
Wed Jun 6 16:40:14 UTC 2007

> My plan was to use DD to strip off the head and tail of the volume,
> onto a new 400GB we bought, and then do some juggling to clean up the
> PV collection using pvmove -- pvmove was the application that initially
> demonstrated the locking up, when it hit the bad spot.
> But, I can't figure out how to get around the computer getting confused
> because I will have two PVs with the same UUID.  Or because a desired
> UUID PV is missing.

I would copy the entire 200GB drive to the 400GB drive using dd then  RMA
the 200GB drive because it is bad. Something like the following is what I

dd if=/dev/hda of=/dev/hdb bs=8M conv=noerror

Then you can use fdisk to get rest of the 400GB drive space. Then remove the
200GB drive and boot.

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