[mythtv-users] Storage Solution: Can ya help a brother out?

John Drescher drescherjm at gmail.com
Tue Nov 25 01:45:35 UTC 2008

On Mon, Nov 24, 2008 at 8:34 PM, vamythguy <vamythguy at gmail.com> wrote:
> It seems then that what I'll be doing is trying to recover the array
> by putting the drives into an esata enclosure (any recs out there?),
> and adding a card to a different linux box. recovered or no, that
> array will become some part of a larger storage solution.  one (other)
> thing Im unclear on where lvm is considered is what happens is i make
> the array part of a volume with other non-raid drives and
> later lose a device? i guess it is exactly the same whether a physical
> device is raid or not.  that makes sense. so, its just a crap shoot as
> to what is lost?

Nothing will be lost. Even if the array does not come up automatically
you can manually assemble the array using mdadm. As for lvm, you
should not loose that either.

vgchange -a y

should find and activate lvm volumes.


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