top button
Flag Notify
    Connect to us
      Site Registration

Site Registration

How to clean volume on fedora?

+2 votes

I have /etc/lvm/backup/ and /etc/lvm/archive with wrong volumes. Howe can I clean them?

posted Feb 7, 2015 by Abhay Kulkarni

Looking for an answer?  Promote on:
Facebook Share Button Twitter Share Button LinkedIn Share Button

Similar Questions
0 votes

Runnning old "Fedora 20-x86_64", and want to install Fedora-Kde-live-25-1-3.

$ uname -rov
3.19.8-100.fc20.x86_64 #1 SMP Tue May 12 17:08:50 UTC 2015 GNU/Linux

$ sudo lvmdiskscan
/dev/fedora/root [ 50,00 GiB]
/dev/fedora/swap [ 3,77 GiB]
/dev/sda2 [ 500,00 MiB]
/dev/vg_maq01/lv_swap [ 5,75 GiB]
/dev/sda3 [ 118,75 GiB] LVM physical volume
/dev/vg_maq01/lv_home [ 63,00 GiB]
/dev/vg_maq01/lv_root [ 50,00 GiB]
/dev/fedora/home [ 48,48 GiB]
/dev/sdb2 [ 500,00 MiB]
/dev/sdb3 [ 194,87 GiB]
/dev/sdb4 [ 500,00 MiB]
/dev/sdb5 [ 102,24 GiB] LVM physical volume
6 disks
4 partitions
0 LVM physical volume whole disks
2 LVM physical volumes

The /dev/sda* is a SSD(KINGSTON SV200S3128G) 128GB, with old "Fedora 16-x86_64", and only want to recover some files in /home.

The /dev/sdb* is a Seagate(ST3320613AS) 320GB, running old "Fedora 20-x86_64", with some important file in /home.

$ sudo lvscan
ACTIVE '/dev/fedora/swap' [3,77 GiB] inherit
ACTIVE '/dev/fedora/home' [48,48 GiB] inherit
ACTIVE '/dev/fedora/root' [50,00 GiB] inherit
ACTIVE '/dev/vg_maq01/lv_swap' [5,75 GiB] inherit
ACTIVE '/dev/vg_maq01/lv_home' [63,00 GiB] inherit
ACTIVE '/dev/vg_maq01/lv_root' [50,00 GiB] inherit

$ mount | grep /dev/mapper
/dev/mapper/fedora-root on / type ext4 (rw,relatime,seclabel,data=ordered)
/dev/mapper/fedora-home on /home type ext4

Want to mount the SSD on "Fedora 20" to recover some files, copying it to /dev/sdb3 space(/dev/sdb3 not used/mounted). After this, I can erase all SSD and install "Fedora 25" on it.

Thanks for help.

0 votes

How does one get a clean installation of Fedora? "Clean" means that only those packages are installed that are actually needed and only those services are running that are actually needed.

0 votes

Installed Fedora 26 on recommendation of a Scribus developer. Installed about 30 packages per his advice.

But when I try to compile a program the machine can't find C++. So what is the package I need to install to compile C++ programs?.

Another question. On Slackware (yes I am one of those) I can use kdm to get to a window function ( I preferXFCE). How do I set up a window manager in Fedora and how do I access it?

0 votes

For some reason I have to temporarily deactivate IPv6 interface configuration on a F22 server box.

According to documentation (or at least as I understood) it could be done either by adding

to /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-eth0


to /etc/sysconfig/network

I tried both, executed "nmcli c reload", "systemctl restart NetworkManager", even rebooted the system. No change in network configuration. In ifconfig I have a local link address as well as a global address as advertised by the router and autoconfig based on mac address.

All those options are documented in usr/share/doc/initscripts/sysconfig.txt, so I guess these are still valid options.

Now I am wondering what I may have overlooked or missed?

Any hint appreciated.