Linux LVM/LVM2

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Linux LVM is a logical volume manager for the Linux OS that manages disk drives and other data storage devices. Using it, It is possible to create single logical volumes on several physical disks, add and replace them in a running system, resize logical volumes, create various RAID configuration, and so on. You may read more about Linux LVM on this Wikipedia article: Logical Volume Manager (Linux).

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LVM volume example

Restorer Ultimate automatically detects disks from LVMs and creates their virtual volumes automatically. At the same time, Restorer Ultimate gives access to the components of the virtual LVM volumes (hard drives and images).

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LVM Volumes in Restorer Ultimate

Restorer Ultimate shows broken virtual LVM volumes in pink.

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Broken LVM volumes in Restorer Ultimate

If recognized components of a virtual LVM volume are added to Restorer Ultimate (including disk images), Restorer Ultimate automatically adds them to their respective virtual LVM volumes.

When virtual LVM volume components are such damaged that Restorer Ultimate cannot recognize them as components of broken virtual LVM volumes, you may add them manually. Right-click the required virtual LVM volume, select Add missing parents on the shortcut menu and select the required object(s) on the Add missing disk dialog box.

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Add missing disk dialog box

You should place the objects on their correct places.

Restorer Ultimate shows such virtual LVM volumes in blue:

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LVM volumes with added parents in Restorer Ultimate