PVREMOVE(8) System Manager's Manual PVREMOVE(8)NAME
pvremove - remove a physical volume
pvremove [-d|--debug] [-h|--help] [-t|--test] [-v|--verbose] [--version] [-f[f]|--force [--force]] [-y|--yes] PhysicalVolume [PhysicalVol-
pvremove wipes the label on a device so that LVM will no longer recognise it as a physical volume.
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.
Answer yes to all questions.
SEE ALSOlvm(8), pvcreate(8), pvdisplay(8), vgreduce(8)Sistina Software UK LVM TOOLS 2.02.95(2) (2012-03-06) PVREMOVE(8)
Can anyone tell me why its a bad idea to have rootvg span multiple physical drives
hdisk0 00014861356a3c77 rootvg
hdisk1 0001486111354c7c rootvg
hdisk2 00014861fcef6a5d rootvg
hdisk3 none None
thanks (1 Reply)
I've got a RedHat 9 box with LVM support in a 2.4.22 kernel. What I would like to do is take a set of empty files created with 'dd' and concatenate them into a volume group. I've done a good deal of googling, and it seems that this is something that can be done. But when I try to use 'pvcreate'... (3 Replies)
# mkvg -y temp_vg hdisk5
0516-1254 mkvg: Changing the PVID in the ODM.
0516-1207 mkvg: An invalid physical volume ID been detected on hdisk5.
0516-862 mkvg: Unable to create volume group.
What do I do? AIX 4.3.3
I have seen something like this before but I don't remember the... (2 Replies)
I am quite new in AIX and I want to have an advice on my problem.
I want to move the content of one disk (which has HW problems) to a new one.
I use LVM and the faulty disk is one logical volume.
I understand that if I define a new logical volume (same size) on a new disk, I can... (8 Replies)
I would like to konw wheather below steps are sufficient for mirroring rootvg.
extendvg rootvg hdisk1
bootlist -m normal hdisk0 hdisk1
bosboot -ad hdisk0
bosboot -ad hdisk1
or anything needs to be added. (7 Replies)
I need to add new slice to existing concatenated volume. Please let me know the process to do the same
I have d0 concatenated volume which consist of c1t0d0s7 & c1t2d0s0
bash-3.00# df -h /export/home
Filesystem size used avail capacity Mounted on
/dev/md/dsk/d0 ... (3 Replies)
I just read that while creating a logical volume(LV) we can choose the region of the physical volume (PV) in which the LV should be created.
When I say region I mean: outer edge - outer middle - center - inner middle and inner edge.
Can anyone help me understand the utility... (11 Replies)
I have a few input values on a form that must be in 0.25 steps, how do I force this ? alternatively how do I automatically enter the correct vales as the user types and disallow any other values ie: as the firstnumber is typed (say 3) then .00 is added, then as the decimal point and the first... (5 Replies)
I am trying to change the value "VG Max Size" from 1t to 3t on lvm version 2.0 via the vgmodify command, but this command is not longer supported in version 2.0. With what command can I can the "VG Max Size" value for lvm version 2.0 , I am using 11.3i hpux version.
Thanks and Regards... (3 Replies)
I want to remove hdisk1 from volume group diskpool_4 and migrate PV from hdisk1 to hdisk2 , but facing problems, so what is the quickest way to migratepv and remove hdisk1 --
# lspv | grep diskpool_4
hdisk1 00c7780e2e21ec86 diskpool_4 active
hdisk2 ... (2 Replies)
I have a text file with thousands of questions in it. Each question (multiple lines) with multiple choice options, Answer and Explanation (optional). I need to delete Answer & explanation parts for all Questions and insert a blank line before net question. Each question starts with NO.
I... (4 Replies)