[sf-lug] Does anyone know how to recover files from a LVM volume?

Bobbie Sellers bliss at california.com
Mon Jun 9 14:42:07 PDT 2008

Asheesh Laroia wrote:
> On Mon, 9 Jun 2008, Bobbie Sellers wrote:
>>    Well I have a 40 GB drive that stopped working properly
>> with a Mandriva installed LVM.  It was backed up but the
>> Gui failed and the backups cannot be restored to a non-LVM
>> partioned drive.
> What tool did you use to do the backup?  Where is that backup stored?

    I used Mandriva Linux Control Center System Backup but when I try
to restore from the DVD+R the files can be seen only in a shadowed form
and nothing can be selected.  I assume it is because of the file system
mismatch between then LVM and now ext3.
> -- Asheesh.
    Thanks for your interest Asheesh

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