This question already has an answer here:
This question started out as "How do I copy data from an old
I answered it by giving the user an appropriate solution, but it turned out that his
LVM installation was actually corrupt. So in chat the user asked me if I could help him recover his data, as I did not know how to do that, I asked the user to create a new question with the appropriate details to get an answer for that specific question.
I asked the user to create a new question because I thought the answer I gave for the original question might help other people in the future that were looking for a solution to
mount and copy data from older
LVM installations, and also to make a more clean question asking for a specific answer.
Should I have asked him to edit his question to request for help regarding the recovery of the partition or creating a new question was the appropriate thing to do.