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       vgextend  [-A|--autobackup{y|n}]  [-d|--debug] [-h|--help]
       [-v|--verbose] VolumeGroupName PhysicalVolumePath  [Physi­


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

       -A, --autobackup y/n
              Controls  automatic backup of VG metadata after the
              change ( see vgcfgbackup(8) ). Default is yes.

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

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

       -v, --verbose
              Gives verbose runtime information about  lvextend's


       "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".


       vgextend returns an exit code of 0 for success and > 0 for

       1  no volume group name on command line
       2  volume group name not given as first argument
       3  no physical volume(s) on command line
       4  invalid volume group name
       5  error checking existence of volume group
       6  inactive volume group
       7  error reading VGDA
       8  volume group is set to not extendable
       9  maximum physical volume number of volume group exceeded
       10 error reading all physical volumes
       11 error setting up VGDA
       12 error extending VGDA in kernel
       13 error writing VGDA to physical volume(s)

       95 driver/module not in kernel
       96 invalid I/O protocol version
              restore using vgcfgrestore(8).

See also

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


       Heinz Mauelshagen <Linux-LVM@Sistina.com>

Heinz Mauelshagen           LVM TOOLS                 VGEXTEND(8)
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