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pvremove(8) [bsd man page]

PVREMOVE(8)						      System Manager's Manual						       PVREMOVE(8)

       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.

       -y, --yes
	      Answer yes to all questions.

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

Sistina Software UK					 LVM TOOLS 2.02.95(2) (2012-03-06)					       PVREMOVE(8)
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