[linux-lvm] initializing a PV, which was part of an old VG

Stuart D. Gathman stuart at bmsi.com
Wed Oct 5 19:34:17 UTC 2011

On Wed, 5 Oct 2011, Alexander Lyakas wrote:

> I am frequently hitting issues when trying to create a new VG on a PV
> that had existing VG. (This PV is usually an MD raid0 or raid1
> device). I am wondering what is the correct procedure to completely
> wipe out any remains of LVM signatures from a PV, and initialize the
> PV afresh?

pvremove /dev/xxxx

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