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pvg over 12 characters is truncated in vgdisplay -v

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

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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.