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Linux / Unix Command: lvremove
Command Library


lvremove - remove a logical volume  


lvremove [-A|--autobackup {y|n}] [-d|--debug] [-f|--force] [-h|--help] [-v|--verbose] LogicalVolumePath [LogicalVolumePath...]  


lvremove allows you to remove one or more inactive logical volumes.  


-A, --autobackup y/n
Controls automatic backup of VG metadata after the change ( see vgcfgbackup(8) ). Default is yes.
-d, --debug
Enables additional debugging output (if compiled with DEBUG).
-f, --force
Force remove without confirmation.
-h, --help
Print a usage message on standard output and exit successfully.
-v, --verbose
Gives verbose runtime information about lvremove's activities.


"lvremove -f /dev/vg00/lvol1" removes that inactive logical volume unconditionally.  

Important: Use the man command (% man) to see how a command is used on your particular computer.

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