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Subject: LVM2/man lvextend ...
Date: Mon, 10 Aug 2009 17:23:00 -0000	[thread overview]
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CVSROOT:	/cvs/lvm2
Module name:	LVM2
Changes by:	2009-08-10 17:23:05

Modified files:
	man            : 

Log message:
	Update man pages to clarify usage of PE ranges.
	Author: Dave Wysochanski <>


--- LVM2/man/	2009/08/04 08:09:52	1.7
+++ LVM2/man/	2009/08/10 17:23:04	1.8
@@ -10,7 +10,8 @@
 [\-v|\-\-verbose] [\-y|\-\-yes]
-LogicalVolume[Path] [PhysicalVolume[Path]...]
+LogicalVolume[Path] [PhysicalVolume[Path][:PE[-PE]]...]
@@ -124,6 +125,12 @@
 converts logical volume "vg00/lvol2" to snapshot of original volume "vg00/lvol1"
+"lvconvert -m1 vg00/lvol1 /dev/sda:0-15 /dev/sdb:0-15"
+converts linear logical volume "vg00/lvol1" to a two-way mirror, using physical
+extents /dev/sda:0-15 and /dev/sdb:0-15 for allocation of new extents.
 .BR lvm (8),
 .BR vgcreate (8),
--- LVM2/man/	2009/08/04 08:09:52	1.9
+++ LVM2/man/	2009/08/10 17:23:04	1.10
@@ -17,7 +17,7 @@
 [\-p|\-\-permission r|rw] [\-r|\-\-readahead ReadAheadSectors|auto|none]
 [\-v|\-\-verbose] [\-Z|\-\-zero y|n]
-VolumeGroupName [PhysicalVolumePath...]
+VolumeGroupName [PhysicalVolumePath[:PE[-PE]]...]
@@ -209,6 +209,13 @@
 creates a sparse device named /dev/vg1/sparse of size 1TB with space for just
 under 100MB of actual data on it.
+"lvcreate -L 64M -n lvol1 vg00 /dev/sda:0-7 /dev/sdb:0-7"
+creates a linear logical volume "vg00/lvol1" using physical extents
+/dev/sda:0-7 and /dev/sdb:0-7 for allocation of extents.
 .BR lvm (8), 
--- LVM2/man/	2009/08/04 08:09:52	1.4
+++ LVM2/man/	2009/08/10 17:23:04	1.5
@@ -10,7 +10,7 @@
 {\-l|\-\-extents [+]LogicalExtentsNumber[%{VG|LV|PVS|FREE}] |
 \-L|\-\-size [+]LogicalVolumeSize[bBsSkKmMgGtTpPeE]}
-[\-v|\-\-verbose] LogicalVolumePath [PhysicalVolumePath...]
+[\-v|\-\-verbose] LogicalVolumePath [PhysicalVolumePath[:PE[-PE]]...]
 lvextend allows you to extend the size of a logical volume.
 Extension of snapshot logical volumes (see
@@ -68,6 +68,13 @@
 "lvextend /dev/vg01/lvol01 /dev/sdk3" tries to extend the size of that
 logical volume by the amount of free space on physical volume /dev/sdk3.
 This is equivalent to specifying "-l +100%PVS" on the command line.
+"lvextend -L+16M vg01/lvol01 /dev/sda:8-9 /dev/sdb:8-9"
+tries to extend a logical volume "vg01/lvol01" by 16MB using physical extents
+/dev/sda:8-9 and /dev/sdb:8-9 for allocation of extents.
 .BR lvm (8), 
 .BR lvcreate (8), 
--- LVM2/man/	2009/08/04 08:09:52	1.5
+++ LVM2/man/	2009/08/10 17:23:04	1.6
@@ -10,7 +10,7 @@
 {\-l|\-\-extents [+]LogicalExtentsNumber[%{VG|LV|PVS|FREE}] |
 \-L|\-\-size [+]LogicalVolumeSize[bBsSkKmMgGtTpPeE]}
-[\-v|\-\-verbose] LogicalVolumePath [PhysicalVolumePath...]
+[\-v|\-\-verbose] LogicalVolumePath [PhysicalVolumePath[:PE[-PE]]...]
 lvresize allows you to resize a logical volume.
 Be careful when reducing a logical volume's size, because data in the reduced
@@ -66,6 +66,13 @@
 must use a single value throughout.
 StripeSize must be 2^n (n = 2 to 9)
+.SH Examples
+"lvresize -L+16M vg1/lv1 /dev/sda:0-1 /dev/sdb:0-1"
+tries to extend a logical volume "vg1/lv1" by 16MB using physical extents
+/dev/sda:0-1 and /dev/sdb:0-1 for allocation of extents.
 .BR lvm (8), 
 .BR lvconvert (8),

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