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Linux / Unix Command: pvdisplay
Command Library


pvdisplay - display attributes of a physical volume  


pvdisplay [-c|--colon] [-d|--debug] [-h|--help] [-s|--short] [-v[v]|--verbose [--verbose]] PhysicalVolumePath [PhysicalVolumePath...]  


pvdisplay allows you to see the attributes of one or more physical volumes like size, physical extent size, space used for the volume group descriptor area and so on.  


-c, --colon
Generate colon seperated output for easier parsing in scripts or programs.

The values are:

* physical volume device name
* volume group name
* physical volume size in kilobytes
* internal physical volume number
* physical volume status
* physical volume (not) allocatable
* current number of logical volumes on this physical volume
* physical extent size in kilobytes
* total number of physical extents
* free number of physical extents
* allocated number of physical extents

-d, --debug
Enables additional debugging output (if compiled with DEBUG).
-h, --help
Print a usage message on standard output and exit successfully.
-s, --short
Only display the size of the given physical volumes.
-v, --verbose
Display the mapping of physical extents to logical volumes and logical extents.
-vv, --verbose --verbose
Like -v with verbose runtime information about pvdisplay's activities.

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

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