Mount Encrypted LVM
Accessing a Fedora Logical Volume from Ubuntu
Submitted by: Kurt Wall Update by: Date Submitted: 10 Apr 2007 Document Version: 1.0 Last Updated: Sat, 02 Feb 2008 17:46:54 GMT A while back, I started experimenting with Ubuntu after playing with Fedora. I decided to jump to Ubuntu and needed to move data from the Fedora-managed logical volume to Ubuntu. Here's what I did.
Install lvm2: $ sudo apt-get install lvm2
Load the necessary module(s): $ sudo modprobe dm-mod
Scan your system for LVM volumes and identify in the output the volume group name that has your Fedora volume (mine proved to be VolGroup00): $ sudo vgscan
Activate the volume: $ sudo vgchange -ay VolGroup00
Find the logical volume that has your Fedora root filesystem (mine proved to be LogVol00): $ sudo lvs
Create a mount point for that volume: $ sudo mkdir /mnt/fcroot
Mount it: $ sudo mount /dev/VolGroup00/LogVol00 /mnt/fcroot -o ro,user
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