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pvremove(8) [freebsd man page]

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

pvremove - remove a physical volume SYNOPSIS
pvremove [-d|--debug] [-h|--help] [-t|--test] [-v|--verbose] [--version] [-f[f]|--force [--force]] [-y|--yes] PhysicalVolume [PhysicalVol- ume...] 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 LVM TOOLS 2.02.95(2) (2012-03-06) PVREMOVE(8)
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