How to access LVM partitions when system is booted with rescue CD
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SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10
1. Start the system with the rescue CD
2. Login with root (no password needed)
3. Mount the / partition. E.g.mount /dev/sda1 /mnt
4. Give the command: mount -o bind /dev /mnt/dev
5. Give the command: mount -o bind /proc /mnt/proc
6. Give the command: mount -o bind /sys /mnt/sys
7. Give the command: chroot /mnt --> you could get some errors (e.g. regarding yast). Ignore these errors.
8. Give the command: mount -av
9. The LVM partitions should be available
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- Document ID:3134230
- Creation Date: 13-Dec-2007
- Modified Date:23-Feb-2021
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