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How to recover windows from an LVM encrypted ubuntu install

I was trying out ubuntu 14.04 and I chose the option of using a LVM encrytion, Now I cnat load windows or even access them from ubuntu, I have looked all over the internet for tutorials but none of ...
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Is it possible to spawn any kind of terminal on dedicated lan card before entering LVM volume passphrase?

I got IBM x3500 m2 server running Ubuntu server on encrypted LVM volume. This machine has one slower LAN card for service purposes. Is there any way to spawn some kind of console on it BEFORE ...
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Using free space for LVM in Ubuntu

On my workstation I have a single disk (/dev/sda) with 4 partitions. One of the partitions has free space that I set aside while installing Ubuntu (/dev/sda6). I wanted to use this free space to ...
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XEN Storage Repository (xe se-create) on Encrypted Raid 5 with LVM fails/resync

I am messing around with an ubuntu 13.04 installation. What I have: XEN Software Raid 5 LVM on top What I want: A storage repository for XEN as a logical volume The issue: "sr" does not work ...
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LVM Unable to remove physical volume

Aim: To remove the physical volume from the LVM in order to reformat it. LVM Setup: 1x 2TB HDD 1x 3TB HDD Problem: When trying to pvmove, I get an error saying "No extents available for allocation" ...
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Recover data from corrupted LVM partition with TestDisk?

I had setup 3 disks in a LVM array with each disk holding some data. A few weeks back one of the disks "disappeared" from the LVM array and BIOS. After rebooting, the disk reappeared but does not ...
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How to make suspend to RAM secure on Ubuntu with full disk encryption (LVM on top of LUKS)?

I'm on Ubuntu 13.04 using full disk encryption (LVM on top of LUKS). I would like to incorporate luksSuspend into the suspend procedure (and later use luksResume) so that I can suspend to RAM without ...
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Can I back up my NFS server using lvm snapshots?

I'm using Ubuntu as an NFS host for my virtual machines running on xenserver. Can I use lvm snapshots to backup the whole volume? Then export it? Will my virtual machines suffer data corruption ...
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Installing Windows on a LVM partition, next to already installed Ubuntu

I have a SSD driver partitioned with LVM, here is lvm lvs output: LV VG Attr LSize Pool Origin Data% Move Log Copy% Convert lts ubuntu -wi-ao-- 103.14g ...
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How to recover data from ext4 partition formatted to LVM?

During Debian 7.1. installation I accidentally formatted my 60gb logical ext4 partition to LVM. I tried to recover data with testdisk and similar tools but with no success. Testdisk is unable to find ...
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list the devices associated with logical volumes under without using lvm2 package commands

I want to list all the physical volume associated with logical volume. I know lvdisplay, pvscan ,pvdisplay -m could do the job .but I dont want to use this command. Is there any other way to do it ...
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Migrating away from LVM

I have an Ubuntu home media server setup with 4.5TB split across a few hard-drives (1x3TB, 2x1TB) and I'm using LVM2 to manage the volumes. I have recently added a 60GB SSD to my server, and I wish to ...
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Having trouble with EXT4 on LVM on software RAID 5 (corruption)

Here's the quick and dirty of my problem. I'm using Lubuntu 12.04, Xubuntu 12.04 and plain Ubuntu 12.04. Tried with generic kernels 3.2.0-25 and 3.2.0-26. This issue persists on all 3 variants which ...
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How to expand disk in a Ubuntu VM?

I have a Virtualbox VM, with Ubuntu 12 installed in a 8gb disk, with encrypted LVM. I managed to add a 20gb disk, and now I need to expand the LVM to use those 20gb too, or just copy the entire small ...
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vgdisplay and lvdisplay No volume groups found

root@ubuntu-server:~# pvdisplay root@ubuntu-server:~# vgdisplay No volume groups found root@ubuntu-server:~# lvdisplay No volume groups found root@ubuntu-server:~# what to do. I can't find ...
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How can I mount an encrypted LVM under Windows?

I have a virtual machine with Ubuntu server with an encrypted LVM. I set up a virtual drive using imdisk to access its virtual hard drive without running the virtual machine, but I can't find any way ...
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Migrating to LVM

The drive on my Ubuntu media server is nearly full. I hope to add another 2TB of capacity to the machine and would prefer for all 3.5 TB to be recognized as a single drive. To complicate things, I ...
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Simple Ubuntu Server - Expanding disk space - adding a new drive LVM, RAID0 existing setup - how?

I have a 1TB ext4 partition mounted at / with all my data and Ubuntu 11.04 (natty) installed. Now this drive is almost full (I used it as a database server for some processing). RAID0 is ok, I can ...
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Recover LVM2 volume group after one HDD failed

I had two HDDs, each one containing a LVM partition which formed a volume group. Then I had two LVs, one for my / directory and one for my /home/ directory. Yesterday where I had my / dir failed. I'm ...
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LVM: Removing a 'Zombie' (Unavailable) VG

I have an LVM related problem. We have a server that 'learned' about a foreign volume group through a hard drive that was briefly attached. Now, with that hard drive gone again, all LVM utilities ...
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Recovering Ubuntu after filesystem was overwritten using dd

I had an Ubuntu installation on my laptop, on an encrypted LVM (this was /dev/sda1). I was planning to write an Arch Linux image to my USB drive (/dev/sdc1), following this guide - ...
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Using Linux LVM snapshots for system backups - “semop failed for cookie” error

I'm running Ubuntu 11.04, with the / partition in an encrypted LVM volume. /home is in the same logical volume. I'm trying to use the LVM snapshot functionality to enable time-consistent backups of ...
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Ubuntu Moving root folder to a new lvm partition

I began running out of space on my / partition*. So I decided to create a new lvm partition and move to that one instead. Now, I have created the lvm partition, mounted it, rsync folders from / to ...
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lvm Remove missing physical volumes

I have an logical volume /home which shows missing physical volumes. "Couldn't find device with uuid 'jhueouoe-eoueok-ceokek-chkoke'". I had removed that physical volume some time back(after migating ...
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Can't migrate logical volume to newly added physical volumes

I had a partition of 91GB added in a logical volume filled to 61GB. Now I got an external hard drive and added a couple of partitions 43GB and 26GB each to the logical volume. I now want to move the ...
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Convert LVM filesystem to LVM RAID1 (Ubuntu 10.10)

We just installed Ubuntu 10.10 on a server with ext4 and LVM: $ df -l Filesystem 1K-blocks Used Available Use% Mounted on /dev/sda2 1875309692 656114888 1123931624 37% / ...
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How do I install Ubuntu 10.04 with full disk encryption alongside other operating systems?

I always used the Full Disk Encryption option of the alternate installer, but now I need to keep another OS running in the first partition but that option seems only to be able to use the whole disk. ...
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Does Linux support TRIM for SSDs on LVM?

I am getting a SSD and need to know, does Linux support TRIM if I set up LVM on top of the SSD? I'm finding conflicting information. I'm currently running Ubuntu 10.10 with kernel 2.6.35-28.
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Is it possible to mount an LVM built on one machine onto another?

I've got a system with three drives that's build as a set of volume groups, under Ubuntu. I'm moving the drives to my Gentoo server, which has space for all three. Is it possible to somehow get the ...
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Ubuntu performance is bad with cryptsetup/lvm setup

I currently have the following setup on my laptop - harddrive is divided in 3 parts, first one is a /boot for my ubuntu, third one is a windows installation, and one in the middle is a encrypted ...
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Advice on approaches to disk encryption in Ubuntu?

I'm considering encrypting the contents of my laptop, which runs Ubuntu 10.04 and has an ext4 + swap, and I'm wondering what the best options are here. I'm aware of: TrueCrypt: either block-level ...
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Problem mounting LVM in ubuntu

A few months ago I have setup a server with three hard disks. The partition mapping the disks as follows: Disk /dev/sda: 1000.2 GB, 1000204886016 bytes 255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 121601 cylinders ...
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LVM Extend… not sure the filesystem

I would like to extend my LVM partition. First I did lvextend -L +100G /dev/server/home Now I still have to extend the filesystem. The tutorials tell me to use resize2fs, but that only works for ...
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How does Ubuntu LVM encryption work?

While installing Ubuntu Server, during the partition step one of the options is "use entire disk and set up encrypted LVM" (see screenshots). Can anyone explain - or at least point to the necessary ...
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How can I backup an Ubuntu install with multiple partitions and restore it to a single partition (or LVM)?

The title says it all: I have a machine that has several partitions. I'd like to back it all up (preferably as a single image) and restore it to a single partition/maybe LVM. I've run into more and ...
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Creating LVM partition on SD card fails with “device not found”

I'm trying to create a single LVM volume on my SD card, using Ubuntu Netbook Remix. The SD card is at /dev/mmcblk0. So far, I've used fdisk to create a partition (type 8e - Linux LVM) on the device. ...