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Unable to remove Volume Group due to Incorrect metadata area header checksum

sysadmin,raid,lvm
I have three HDDs that I pulled from an old server. Couldn't remember what was on it or how it was configured until I stuck it into my new server to use for RAID5. I dd'ed all three hard drives and tried to mdadm --create a new RAID array and...

lvm: create snapshot between volume groups

linux,virtualization,partitioning,snapshot,lvm
is there a way to create a snapshot of a logical volume (lv1) that resides into volume group vgA inside a different volume group (say vgB)? i have my root logical volume in volume group vgA on the SSD and i want to take a snapshot of the volume on...