This post will show you How to Remove LVM Physical Volume (PV) on Linux Easily.
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How to Remove LVM Physical Volume (PV) on Linux Easily
Step 1 : Ensure that physical volume extents not been used.
Use the below commands to ensure that the physical volume is not been used by any logical volumes.
If it is used, then move to the step 2. If it not used, then skip to step 3.
Step 2 : Move data to other disks within the Volumegroup.
If you have enough free extents on the other disks within the volumegroup
If you want to move it to the particular disk within the Volumegroup.
pvmove /dev/sdc1 /dev/sdb1
Step 3 : Remove physical volume from the Volume group.
Use “vgreduce” command to remove the physical volume from the Volume group.
vgreduce vg01 /dev/sdc1
Now your physical volume has been removed from the existing volume group.
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