vgsplit(8) -- Linux man page

 

NAME

vgsplit - split a volume group into two  

SYNOPSIS

vgsplit [-A/--autobackup y/n] [-d/--debug] [-h/-?/--help] [-l/--list] [-M/--metadatatype 1/2] [-t/--test] [-v/--verbose] ExistingVolumeGroupName NewVolumeGroupName PhysicalVolumePath [PhysicalVolumePath...]  

DESCRIPTION

vgsplit creates NewVolumeGroupName and moves PhysicalVolumePath(s) from ExistingVolumeGroupName into it. Logical Volumes cannot be split between Volume Groups. Each existing Logical Volumes must be entirely on the Physical Volumes forming either the old or the new Volume Group.  

OPTIONS

See lvm for common options.  

SEE ALSO

lvm(8), vgcreate(8), vgextend(8), vgreduce(8), vgmerge(8)