VGSCANSection: Maintenance Commands (8)
Updated: LVM TOOLS 2.02.95(2)-RHEL6 (2012-10-16)
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NAMEvgscan - scan all disks for volume groups and rebuild caches
SYNOPSISvgscan [-d|--debug] [-h|-?|--help] [--ignorelockingfailure] [--mknodes] [-P|--partial] [-v|--verbose]
DESCRIPTIONvgscan scans all SCSI, (E)IDE disks, multiple devices and a bunch of other disk devices in the system looking for LVM physical volumes and volume groups. Define a filter in lvm.conf(5) to restrict the scan to avoid a CD ROM, for example.
OPTIONSSee lvm for common options.
- Also checks the LVM special files in /dev that are needed for active logical volumes and creates any missing ones and removes unused ones.
- Scan devices for LVM physical volumes and volume groups and instruct the lvmetad daemon to update its cached state accordingly.
SEE ALSOlvm(8), vgcreate(8), vgchange(8)
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