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Linux / Unix Command: pvscan
Command Library


pvscan - scan all disks for physical volumes  


pvscan [-d|--debug] [-e|--exported] [-h|--help] [-n|--novolumegroup] [-s|--short] [-u|--uuid] [-v[v]|--verbose [--verbose]]  


pvscan scans all supported LVM block devices in the system for physical volumes.  


-d, --debug
Enables additional debugging output (if compiled with DEBUG).
-e, --exported
Only show physical volumes belonging to exported volume groups.
-h, --help
Print a usage message on standard output and exit successfully.
-n, --novolumegroup
Only show physical volumes not belonging to any volume group.
-s, --short
Short listing format.
-u, --uuid
Show UUIDs (Unifrom Unique Identifiers) in addition to device special names.
-v, --verbose
Gives verbose runtime information about pvscan's activities. If given a second time it displays the attributes of found physical volumes like pvdisplay(8) does.


lvm(8), pvcreate(8), pvdisplay(8)  

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

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