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Re: [opensuse] grub and lvm
It's just occurred to me that the two problems could be related. Is it
possible that installing grub has damaged whatever control information
LVM uses?

Have you tried running

pvscan -v # Scan for physcial volumes
vgscan -v # Scan physical volumes for volume groups

If that finds voulume group run

vgchange -ay # vary-on the volume groups (make them available)

I'd appreciate any pointers to information, especially how-to repair
such damage! Meanwhile I'll RTFM :)
Oh, this is my main fileserver so the fewer reboots I have to do, the

No reboot should be required if the hardware is actually available.

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