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LVSCAN(8)										LVSCAN(8)

       lvscan - scan (all disks) for logical volumes

       lvscan [-b|--blockdevice] [-d|--debug] [-D|--disk] [-h|--help] [-v|--verbose]

       lvscan  scans all known volume groups or all supported LVM block devices in the system for
       defined logical volumes.

       -b, --blockdevice
	      Adds the device major and minor numbers to the display of each logical volume.

       -d, --debug
	      Enables additional debugging output (if compiled with DEBUG).

       -D, --disk
	      Scan for logical volumes on disk(s) instead of getting  the  information	from  the

       -h, --help
	      Print a usage message on standard output and exit successfully.

       -v, --verbose
	      Gives verbose runtime information about lvscan's activities.

	      Prints version number of tool and exits sucessfully.

       lvscan returns an exit code of 0 for success and > 0 for error:

       1  no volume groups found
       2  invalid volume group name
       3  error getting VGDA from kernel

       95 driver/module not in kernel
       96 invalid I/O protocol version
       97 error locking logical volume manager
       98 invalid lvmtab (run vgscan(8))
       99 invalid command line

       lvm(8), lvcreate(8), lvdisplay(8)

       Heinz Mauelshagen <Linux-LVM@Sistina.com>

Heinz Mauelshagen			    LVM TOOLS					LVSCAN(8)
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