Simpler Navigation for Servers and Operating Systems - Please Update Your Bookmarks
Completed: a much simpler Servers and Operating Systems section of the Community. We combined many of the older boards, so you won't have to click through so many levels to get at the information you need. Check the consolidated boards here as many sub-forums are now single boards.
If you have bookmarked forums or discussion boards in Servers and Operating Systems, we suggest you check and update them as needed.
LVM and VxVM
cancel
Showing results for 
Search instead for 
Did you mean: 

pvg over 12 characters is truncated in vgdisplay -v

Aaron_82
Frequent Advisor

pvg over 12 characters is truncated in vgdisplay -v

Anybody run into this?
Here is an excerpt from vgdisplay -v
--- Physical volume groups ---
PVG Name pvg_bwqdata8
PV Name /dev/disk/disk732
PV Name /dev/disk/disk733
PV Name /dev/disk/disk734
PV Name /dev/disk/disk735
PV Name /dev/disk/disk736

PVG Name pvg_bwqdata9
PV Name /dev/disk/disk737
PV Name /dev/disk/disk738
PV Name /dev/disk/disk739
PV Name /dev/disk/disk740
PV Name /dev/disk/disk741

PVG Name pvg_bwqdata1
PV Name /dev/disk/disk742
PV Name /dev/disk/disk743
PV Name /dev/disk/disk744
PV Name /dev/disk/disk745
PV Name /dev/disk/disk746

PVG Name pvg_bwqdata1
PV Name /dev/disk/disk747
PV Name /dev/disk/disk748
PV Name /dev/disk/disk749
PV Name /dev/disk/disk750
PV Name /dev/disk/disk751

and here is my /etc/lvmpvg file
VG /dev/vg_bwadata8
PVG pvg_bwqdata8
/dev/disk/disk732
/dev/disk/disk733
/dev/disk/disk734
/dev/disk/disk735
/dev/disk/disk736
PVG pvg_bwqdata9
/dev/disk/disk737
/dev/disk/disk738
/dev/disk/disk739
/dev/disk/disk740
/dev/disk/disk741
PVG pvg_bwqdata10
/dev/disk/disk742
/dev/disk/disk743
/dev/disk/disk744
/dev/disk/disk745
/dev/disk/disk746
PVG pvg_bwqdata11
/dev/disk/disk747
/dev/disk/disk748
/dev/disk/disk749
/dev/disk/disk750
/dev/disk/disk751

1 REPLY
Highlighted
Anoop P_2
Regular Advisor

Re: pvg over 12 characters is truncated in vgdisplay -v

vgdisplay restricts PVG names to 12 characters , but LVM does not bar you from using longer ones.