Preserving LVM after after os reload

Mark mhullrich at
Fri Oct 22 07:32:13 UTC 2010

On Fri, Oct 22, 2010 at 12:03 AM, Sherin George <list at> wrote:
> Hi guys,
> I have two disks, one with OS and a second disk containing an LVM.  I
> would like to OS reload the server without losing LVM.
> I heard that LVM is self sustaining. Is that true ? Should I backup
> something(using vgcfgbackup &  vgexport ?)  to get LVM running after
> os reload.
Are you running Ubuntu or CentOS?

It shouldn't matter, but it just seems strange that you posted this to
both groups....


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