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NAME

       pvremove — remove a physical volume

SYNOPSIS

       pvremove   [--commandprofile   ProfileName]   [-d|--debug]  [-h|--help]
       [-t|--test]  [-v|--verbose]   [--version]   [-f[f]|--force   [--force]]
       [-y|--yes] PhysicalVolume [PhysicalVolume...]

DESCRIPTION

       pvremove  wipes  the  label  on  a  device  so  that LVM will no longer
       recognise it as a physical volume.

OPTIONS

       See lvm(8) for common options.

       -ff, --force --force
              Force the removal of a physical volume belonging to an  existing
              volume  group.   Normally  vgreduce(8) should be used instead of
              this command.  You cannot remove a physical volume which in  use
              by some active logical volume.

       -y, --yes
              Answer yes to all questions.

SEE ALSO

       lvm(8), pvcreate(8), pvdisplay(8), vgreduce(8)