HPE 9000 and HPE e3000 Servers
cancel
Showing results for 
Search instead for 
Did you mean: 

9000/E35 data recovery

 
SOLVED
Go to solution
Jesse Dougherty
Honored Contributor

9000/E35 data recovery

Hi, I have an 9000/E35 that lost the boot drive but my data drive is still good. I have an identical machine with a fresh 10.2 install that I would like to put the data drive into. Is it as easy as popping in the drive and creating a new lvol to access my data or will it destroy my data on my second drive? If it will destroy the data how would I go about doing this?

any help would be appreciated
2 REPLIES 2
Robert-Jan Goossens
Honored Contributor
Solution

Re: 9000/E35 data recovery

Hi Jesse,

A few days back I saw this answer from Denver Osborn.

This should work on a 10.20 system too.

http://forums1.itrc.hp.com/service/forums/questionanswer.do?threadId=655879

Hope this helps,
Robert-Jan
Brian M Rawlings
Honored Contributor

Re: 9000/E35 data recovery

Jesse: is this an LVM disk? If so, you should be able to have LVM on the new system find it with a 'vgscan'. You can use 'vgimport' to import it into your working system.

See the man pages for these two commands, for details and gotchas. There are also numerous posts in these forums (more in the hp-ux section than here in the server section), which have the step-by-step process, if you need that.

Here are a couple:

http://forums1.itrc.hp.com/service/forums/questionanswer.do?threadId=68652

http://forums1.itrc.hp.com/service/forums/bizsupport/questionanswer.do?threadId=181128

Regards, --bmr
We must indeed all hang together, or, most assuredly, we shall all hang separately. (Benjamin Franklin)