Rich Freeman on 13 May 2013 10:48:35 -0700

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Re: [PLUG] Moving user accounts - update

On Mon, May 13, 2013 at 1:38 PM, Eric H. Johnson
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> It is setup with LVM but no raid, which may explain why I could not see the drive.

In that case, when booting from CD you need to run:
lvs   -  note logical volume names
lvchange -a y vgname/lvname1 vgname/lvname2 ...

Now your logical volumes should show up and they can be mounted wherever.

When you're done unmount the volumes then run the lvchange command but
changing the "y" to a "n" to deactivate the volumes.  That ensures all
data is flushed to disk.  Normally your distro does this automatically
(or it at least syncs, which is probably about as good).

lvs in general has useful output.  The a attribute means that it is
active (and shows up in /dev).  The o attribute means that it is in

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