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Recover Data From RAID1 LVM Partitions With Knoppix Linux LiveCD

Apr 25, 2007, 09:00 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Till Brehm)

[ Thanks to Falko Timme for this link. ]

"This tutorial describes how to rescue data from a single hard disk that was part of a LVM2 RAID1 setup like it is created by e.g the Fedora Core installer. Why is it so problematic to recover the data? Every single hard disk that formerly was a part of a LVM RAID1 setup contains all data that was stored in the RAID, but the hard disk cannot simply be mounted. First, a RAID setup must be configured for the partition(s) and then LVM must be set up to use this (these) RAID partition(s) before you will be able to mount it. I will use the Knoppix Linux LiveCD to do the data recovery..."

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