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VGEXTEND(8)                 System Manager's Manual                VGEXTEND(8)



NAME
       vgextend - add physical volumes to a volume group

SYNOPSIS
       vgextend [-A|--autobackup y|n] [-d|--debug] [-h|-?|--help] [-t|--test]
       [-v|--verbose] VolumeGroupName PhysicalDevicePath
       [PhysicalDevicePath...]

DESCRIPTION
       vgextend allows you to add one or more initialized physical volumes (
       see pvcreate(8) ) to an existing volume group to extend it in size.

OPTIONS
       See lvm for common options.

Examples
       "vgextend vg00 /dev/sda4 /dev/sdn1" tries to extend the existing volume
       group "vg00" by the new physical volumes (see pvcreate(8) ) "/dev/sdn1"
       and /dev/sda4".

SEE ALSO
       lvm(8), vgcreate(8), vgreduce(8), pvcreate(8)



Sistina Software UK    LVM TOOLS 2.02.44-cvs (02-17-09)            VGEXTEND(8)