Section: Maintenance Commands (8)
Updated: LVM TOOLS (2) (2014-09-01)
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pvremove --- remove a physical volume
pvremove [--commandprofile ProfileName] [-d|--debug] [-h|--help] [-t|--test] [-v|--verbose] [--version] [-f[f]|--force [--force]] [-y|--yes] PhysicalVolume [PhysicalVolume...]
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)