Cannot mount lvm volumes in rescue mode

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  • From the rescue environment I am unable to mount LVM volume
  • Getting error:
sh-3.2# mount /dev/vg/root /mnt/source/root
mount: Mounting /dev/vg/root on /mnt/source/root failed:  Invalid argument


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5, 6, 7, 8, 9

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