pvs --- report information about physical volumes


   pvs  [-a|--all]  [--aligned]  [--binary] [--commandprofile ProfileName]
   [[--configreport  ReportName]  [-o|--options  [+|-|#]Field1[,Field2...]
   [-O|--sort    [+|-]Key1[,Key2...]]     [-S|--select   Selection]   ...]
   [-d|--debug]          [-h|-?|--help]           [--ignorelockingfailure]
   [--ignoreskippedcluster]  [--logonly]  [--nameprefixes]  [--noheadings]
   [--nosuffix]  [-P|--partial]  [--reportformat  {basic|json}]   [--rows]
   [--segments]    [--separator    Separator]    [--unbuffered]   [--units
   hHbBsSkKmMgGtTpPeE]     [--unquoted]     [-v|--verbose]     [--version]
   [PhysicalVolume [PhysicalVolume...]]


   pvs produces formatted output about physical volumes.


   See lvm(8) for common options.

   --all  Include  information  in  the output about devices that have not
          been initialized with pvcreate(8).

          Use with --separator to align the output columns.

          Use binary values "0" or  "1"  instead  of  descriptive  literal
          values  for columns that have exactly two valid values to report
          (not counting the "unknown" value which denotes that  the  value
          could not be determined).

   --configreport  ReportName
          Make any subsequent -o, --options, -O, --sort or -S, --select to
          apply  for  ReportName  where  ReportName  is  either  'pv'  for
          command's   main   report   or   'log'   for   log  report.   If
          --configreport option is not used to  identify  a  report,  then
          command's  main  report  is assumed. The log report is available
          only if enabled by log/report_command_log lvm.conf(5) setting or
          if --logonly option is used.

          Suppress  the  pvs  report itself and display only log report on

          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 current list of
          columns, '-' to remove from the current list of columns  or  '#'
          to  compact  given  columns.  The  -o  option  can  be repeated,
          providing several lists. These lists are evaluated from left  to

          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,  pv_ba_start,  pv_ba_size,  pe_start,
          pv_size,     pv_free,     pv_used,     pv_attr,     pv_pe_count,
          pv_pe_alloc_count,   pv_tags,  pv_mda_count,  pv_mda_used_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,
          e(x)ported,    (m)issing,    (u)sed   (but   not   allocatable),

          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.

   -S, --select Selection
          Display only rows that match Selection criteria.  All  rows  are
          displayed  with  the  additional "selected" column (-o selected)
          showing 1 if the row matches the Selection and 0 otherwise.  The
          Selection  criteria  are  defined by specifying column names and
          their valid values (that  can  include  reserved  values)  while
          making use of supported comparison operators. See lvm(8) and -S,
          --select  description  for  more  detailed   information   about
          constructing  the Selection criteria. As a quick help and to see
          full list  of  column  names  that  can  be  used  in  Selection
          including  the  list of reserved values and the set of supported
          selection operators, check the output of pvs -S help command.

   -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)


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