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Re: [OCLUG-Tech] curiosity involving output of "pvdisplay" command for LVMs

  • Subject: Re: [OCLUG-Tech] curiosity involving output of "pvdisplay" command for LVMs
  • From: Steve La Rocque <slarocque [ at ] gmail [ dot ] com>
  • Date: Mon, 18 Nov 2013 10:43:48 -0500
Hi Robert.

On my fedora 19 and CentOS 6.4, that line is also missing.


On 11/18/2013 10:33 AM, Robert P. J. Day wrote:
>   prepping to teach a first-level red hat admin course here in town
> next week and, for the sake of efficiency (and laziness), i'm going to
> use some of red hat's superb online manuals, and here's an oddity i
> just ran across.
>   here:
> https://access.redhat.com/site/documentation/en-US/Red_Hat_Enterprise_Linux/6-Beta/html/Logical_Volume_Manager_Administration/VG_remove_PV.html
> one is told that "pvdisplay" will indicate whether a physical volume
> is currently in use, and if you look at the output there, you can see
> the line:
>   PV Status             available
> but if i use that command on both ubuntu and fedora, i don't get that
> line of output. is anyone else using LVM that can run that command and
> see if their output matches what's on that page of the RH manual? i
> just don't see a "PV Status" line (or a "PV#" line, either).
> rday