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PVCHANGE

Section: Maintenance Commands (8)

Updated: LVM TOOLS (2) (2014-09-01)

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NAME

pvchange --- change attributes of a physical volume

SYNOPSIS

pvchange [--addtag Tag] [-A|--autobackup {y|n}] [--commandprofile ProfileName] [-d|--debug] [-f|--force] [--deltag Tag] [--metadataignore {y|n}] [-h|-?|--help] [-t|--test] [-v|--verbose] [-a|--all] [-x|--allocatable {y|n}] [-u|--uuid] [PhysicalVolumePath...]

DESCRIPTION

pvchange allows you to change the allocation permissions of one or more physical volumes.

OPTIONS

See lvm?(8) for common options.

-a, --all
If PhysicalVolumePath is not specified on the command line all physical volumes are searched for and used.:
--metadataignore {y|n}
Ignore or un-ignore metadata areas on this physical volume. If metadata areas on a physical volume are ignored, LVM will not not store metadata in the metadata areas present on this Physical Volume.:
-u, --uuid
Generate new random UUID for specified physical volumes.:
-x, --allocatable {y|n}
Enable or disable allocation of physical extents on this physical volume.:

Example

Disallows the allocation of physical extents on this physical volume (possibly because of disk errors, or because it will be removed after freeing it:

pvchange -x n /dev/sdk1

SEE ALSO

lvm?(8), pvcreate?(8)


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NAME

SYNOPSIS

DESCRIPTION

OPTIONS

Example

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