pvchange man page

pvchange — change attributes of a physical volume


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


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


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.


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)

Referenced By


LVM TOOLS 2.02.168(2) (2016-11-30) Sistina Software UK