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NAME

pvremove - remove a physical volume

CONTENTS

Synopsis
Description
Options
See Also

SYNOPSIS

pvremove [-d|--debug] [-h|--help] [-t|--test] [-v|--verbose] [--version] [-f[f]|--force [--force]] [-y|--yes] PhysicalVolume [PhysicalVolume...]

DESCRIPTION

pvremove wipes the label on a device so that LVM will no longer recognise it as a physical volume.

OPTIONS

See lvm(8) for common options.
-ff, --force --force
  Force the removal of a physical volume belonging to an existing volume group. Normally vgreduce(8) should be used instead of this command. You cannot remove a physical volume which in use by some active logical volume.
-y, --yes
  Answer yes to all questions.

SEE ALSO

lvm(8), pvcreate(8), pvdisplay(8), vgreduce(8)


Sistina Software UK PVREMOVE (8) LVM TOOLS 2.02.84(2)-RHEL5 (2011-08-26)
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