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       pvs - report information about physical volumes


       pvs      [-a|--all]     [--aligned]     [-d|--debug]     [-h|-?|--help]
       [--ignorelockingfailure] [--nameprefixes]  [--noheadings]  [--nosuffix]
       [-o|--options [+]Field[,Field]] [-O|--sort [+|-]Key1[,[+|-]Key2[,...]]]
       [-P|--partial]   [--rows]    [--segments]    [--separator    Separator]
       [--unbuffered] [--units hHbBsSkKmMgGtTpPeE] [--unquoted] [-v|--verbose]
       [--version] [PhysicalVolume [PhysicalVolume...]]


       pvs produces formatted output about physical volumes.


       See lvm for common options.  --columns.

       --all  Include information in the output about devices  that  have  not
              been initialized with pvcreate.

              Use with --separator to align the output columns.

              Add an "LVM2_" prefix plus the field name to the output.  Useful
              with --noheadings to produce a list of  field=value  pairs  that
              can  be  used to set environment variables (for example, in udev
              (7) rules).

              Suppress the headings line that is normally the  first  line  of
              output.  Useful if grepping the output.

              Suppress the suffix on output sizes.  Use with --units (except h
              and H) if processing the output.

       -o, --options
              Comma-separated ordered list of columns.  Precede the list  with
              ’+’ to append to the default selection of columns.

              Use  -o  pv_all  to  select  all physical volume columns, and -o
              pvseg_all to select all Physical Volume segment columns.

              Use -o help to view the full list of columns available.

              Column  names  include:  pv_fmt,  pv_uuid,  dev_size,   pv_name,
              pv_mda_free,  pv_mda_size,  pe_start, pv_size, pv_free, pv_used,
              pv_attr, pv_pe_count, pv_pe_alloc_count, pv_tags,  pv_mda_count,
              pvseg_start, and pvseg_size.

              With  --segments,  any "pvseg_" prefixes are optional; otherwise
              any "pv_" prefixes are optional.  Columns mentioned in  vgs  (8)
              can  also  be  chosen.  The  pv_attr bits are: (a)llocatable and

              Produces one line of output for each  contiguous  allocation  of
              space  on  each Physical Volume, showing the start (pvseg_start)
              and length (pvseg_size) in units of physical extents.

       -O, --sort
              Comma-separated ordered list of columns to  sort  by.   Replaces
              the  default  selection. Precede any column with - for a reverse
              sort on that column.

       --rows Output columns as rows.

       --separator Separator
              String to use to separate each column.  Useful if  grepping  the

              Produce  output  immediately  without  sorting  or  aligning the
              columns properly.

       --units hHbBsSkKmMgGtTpPeE
              All sizes are output in these units: (h)uman-readable,  (b)ytes,
              (s)ectors,  (k)ilobytes,  (m)egabytes, (g)igabytes, (t)erabytes,
              (p)etabytes, (e)xabytes.  Capitalise to use  multiples  of  1000
              (S.I.)  instead  of  1024.   Can  also specify custom units e.g.
              --units 3M

              When used with --nameprefixes, output values in the  field=value
              pairs are not quoted.


       lvm(8), pvdisplay(8), lvs(8), vgs(8)