pvremove man page

pvremove — remove a physical volume


pvremove [--commandprofile ProfileName] [-d|--debug] [-h|--help] [-t|--test] [-v|--verbose] [--version] [-f[f]|--force [--force]] [--reportformat {basic|json}] [-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.

See Also

lvm(8), pvcreate(8), pvdisplay(8), vgreduce(8)

Referenced By


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