Removing lost physical volumes from a volume group
If you get this crazy message and you are lucky that all data are on the other disk, then you can use this steps.
Get the status of the physical volumes:
Get the status of the volume groups:
Get the status of the logical volumes and the devices:
Now you can use the test option to try to remove the unknown device from the volume group:
Now remove it and write the change:
You can see the error message is away:
Now you can add the device again.
Add the physical volume:
Show the status from the physical volumes:
Show the status from the volume group:
Add the physical volume to the volume group:
Now you can see the aktiv physical volume:
Show the status from the group and you can see now is more space.