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Re: [opensuse] UUID=>0x and LVM
  • From: "Boyd Stephen Smith Jr." <bss@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sat, 13 Jun 2009 20:54:56 -0500
  • Message-id: <200906132055.02271.bss@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
In <8FC020C1-D875-4DE3-9C4B-2698A393FADC@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>, Philip Mötteli
wrote:
One of my clients has a server, which doesn't boot anymore, because
LVM doesn't find one of its hard-drives anymore. It looks for a hard-
drive with a specific UUID, but this hard-drive has changed its UUID
to 0x.

What is telling you this? That's not a valid UUID.

Assuming nothing is wrong with the drive, you should be able to run pvcreate
and specify the UUID that LVM is expecting and it will write the new PV
meta-data without affecting any other sectors on the drive/partition.
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