mkpv

NAME
SYNOPSIS
DESCRIPTION
OPTIONS
NOTES
AUTHOR
BUGS
SEE ALSO

NAME

mkpv − creates PV

SYNOPSIS

mkpv [--configfile] [--version] [--force]

[--upgrade] [-acvfuv] </dev/md?>+

DESCRIPTION

mkpv sets up a block devices into a single PV.

Note that initializing PV devices destroys all of the data on the consituent devices.

OPTIONS

-c, −−configfile filename

Use filename as the configuration file (/etc/raidtab is used by default).

−f, −−force

Initilize the consituent devices, even if they appear to have data on them already.

−h, −−help

Displays a short usage message, then exits.

−V, −−version

Displays a short version message, then exits.

NOTES

The raidtools are derived from the md-tools and raidtools packages, which were originally written by Marc Zyngier, Miguel de Icaza, Gadi Oxman, Bradley Ward Allen, and Ingo Molnar.

AUTHOR

Ingo Molnar

BUGS

Probably many.

SEE ALSO

raidtab(5), raidstart(8)