pvchange(8) -- Linux man page

 

NAME

pvchange - change attributes of a physical volume  

SYNOPSIS

pvchange [--addtag Tag] [-A/--autobackup y/n] [-d/--debug] [--deltag Tag] [-h/-?/--help] [-t/--test] [-v/--verbose] [-a/--all] [-x/--allocatable y/n] [PhysicalVolumePath...]  

DESCRIPTION

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

OPTIONS

See lvm for common options.
-a, --all
If PhysicalVolumePath is not specified on the command line all physical volumes are searched for and used.
-x, --allocatable y/n
Enable or disable allocation of physical extents on this physical volume.
 

Example

"pvchange -x n /dev/sdk1" disallows the allocation of physical extents on this physical volume (possibly because of disk errors, or because it will be removed after freeing it.  

SEE ALSO

lvm(8), pvcreate(8)