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[OT] Re: XFS - hard drive dying

To: "A JM" <vbtalent@xxxxxxxxx>
Subject: [OT] Re: XFS - hard drive dying
From: "Christian" <evilninja@xxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 15 Aug 2005 23:54:03 +0200 (CEST)
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On Mon, August 15, 2005 22:58, A JM wrote:
> There are 2 drives in this box, /dev/hdb and /dev/hdd. The device
> /dev/hdd is the drive that is crashing. Device /dev/hdb has a
> partition on it, /dev/hdb4 that was the initial LVM (VGforMyth/video)
> and all of /dev/hdd was then included in the LVM when it was added to
> the box.

aha. but you did not set up LVM when you did "file -s
/dev/VGforMyth/video", did you?

> F.Y.I. - I do get an error when the system is booting I believe it
> says "error in fstab line 9" or something to that effect when booting
> to X.

hm. as said before, i dunno much about basic LVM setup :-(

> Now as I'm thinking about would "dd" think it's running out of space
> because it is using both drives that were in the LVM not just the
> drive that crashing? That would certainly be more than 200 gig.

no, dd does not "think". either the target-drive is big enough or it's not.

as always: good luck,
make bzImage, not war

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