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NAME

       vgmknodes - create volume group directory and special files

SYNOPSIS

       vgmknodes  [-d|--debug]  [-h|--help]  [-v|--verbose] [VolumeGroupPath |
       VolumeGroupName...]

DESCRIPTION

       vgmknodes creates the volume group directory and special files  for  an
       existing  volume  group.  This  is  to  restore  deleted special files.
       Owner, group and file permissions will not be restored.

   OPTIONS
       -d, --debug
              Enables additional debugging output (if compiled with DEBUG).

       -h, --help
              Print a usage message on standard output and exit  successfully.

       -v, --verbose
              Gives verbose information about vgmknode’s activities.

Examples

       "vgmknodes  /dev/vg02"  tries  to  remove  /dev/vg02  and all contained
       special files and then creates them again based on the VGDA.

DIAGNOSTICS

       vgmknodes returns an exit code of 0 for success and > 0 for error:

       1  invalid volume group name
       2  error checking existence of volume group
       3  error removing volume group device special files
       4  error creating volume group device special files

       95 driver/module not in kernel
       96 invalid I/O protocol version
       97 error locking logical volume manager
       98 invalid lvmtab (run vgscan (8))
       99 invalid command line

See also

       lvm(8), vgcreate(8)

AUTHOR

       Heinz Mauelshagen <Linux-LVM@Sistina.com>