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LVSCAN

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NAME

lvscan - scan (all disks) for logical volumes  

SYNOPSIS

lvscan [-b|--blockdevice] [-d|--debug] [-D|--disk] [-h|--help] [-v|--verbose]  

DESCRIPTION

lvscan scans all known volume groups or all supported LVM block devices in the system for defined logical volumes.  

OPTIONS

-b, --blockdevice
Adds the device major and minor numbers to the display of each logical volume.
-d, --debug
Enables additional debugging output (if compiled with DEBUG).
-D, --disk
Scan for logical volumes on disk(s) instead of getting the information from the kernel.
-h, --help
Print a usage message on standard output and exit successfully.
-v, --verbose
Gives verbose runtime information about lvscan's activities.
--version
Prints version number of tool and exits sucessfully.
 

DIAGNOSTICS

lvscan returns an exit code of 0 for success and > 0 for error:

1  no volume groups found
2  invalid volume group name
3  error getting VGDA from kernel

95 driver/module not in kernel
96 invalid I/O protocol version
97 error locking logical volume manager
98 invalid lvmtab (run vgscan(8))
99 invalid command line
 

SEE ALSO

lvm(8), lvcreate(8), lvdisplay(8)  

AUTHOR

Heinz Mauelshagen <Linux-LVM@Sistina.com>


 

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