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       vgs - report information about volume groups


       vgs    [-a|--all]   [--aligned]   [-d|--debug]   [-h|-?|--help]   [--ignorelockingfailure]
       [--nameprefixes] [--noheadings] [--nosuffix]  [-o|--options  [+]Field[,Field]]  [-O|--sort
       [+|-]Key1[,[+|-]Key2[,...]]]      [-P|--partial]    [--rows]    [--separator    Separator]
       [--unbuffered]  [--units  hHbBsSkKmMgGtTpPeE]  [--unquoted]   [-v|--verbose]   [--version]
       [VolumeGroupName [VolumeGroupName...]]


       vgs produces formatted output about volume groups.


       See lvm for common options.

       --all  List all volume groups.  Equivalent to not specifying any volume groups.

              Use with --separator to align the output columns.

              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 default selection of columns.

              Use -o vg_all to select all volume group columns.

              Use -o help to view the full list of columns available.

              Column  names  include:  vg_fmt,  vg_uuid,  vg_name,  vg_attr,  vg_size,   vg_free,
              vg_sysid, vg_extent_size, vg_extent_count, vg_free_count, max_lv, max_pv, pv_count,
              lv_count,   snap_count,   vg_seqno,   vg_tags,   vg_mda_count,   vg_mda_free,   and

              Any  "vg_"  prefixes  are optional.  Columns mentioned in either pvs (8) or lvs (8)
              can also be chosen, but columns cannot be taken from both at the same time.

              The vg_attr bits are:

              1  Permissions: (w)riteable, (r)ead-only

              2  Resi(z)eable

              3  E(x)ported

              4  (p)artial: one or more physical  volumes  belonging  to  the  volume  group  are
                 missing from the system

              5  Allocation policy: (c)ontiguous, c(l)ing, (n)ormal, (a)nywhere, (i)nherited

              6  (c)lustered

       -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 output.

              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


       lvm(8), vgdisplay(8), pvs(8), lvs(8)