vgcfgrestore(8) -- Linux man page

 

NAME

vgcfgrestore - restore volume group descriptor area  

SYNOPSIS

vgcfgrestore [-d|--debug] [-f|--file filename] [-l[l]|--list[--list]] [-h|--help] [-M|--Metadatatype1|2] [-n|--name VolumeGroupName] [-t|--test] [-v|--verbose] [VolumeGroupName...]  

DESCRIPTION

vgcfgrestore allows you to restore the metadata of your volume groups from a text backup file produced by vgcfgbackup.  

OPTIONS

See lvm for common options.  

REPLACING PHYSICAL VOLUMES

vgdisplay --partial --verbose will show you the UUIDs and sizes of any PVs that are no longer present. If a PV in the VG is lost and you wish to substitute another of the same size, use pvcreate --restorefile filename --uuid uuid (plus additional arguments as appropriate) to initialise it with the same UUID as the missing PV. Repeat for all other missing PVs in the VG. Then use vgcfgrestore --file filename to restore the volume group's metadata.  

SEE ALSO

lvm(8), vgcreate(8)