Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 473670
Allow vgcreate / vgextend to take uninitialized devices on the commandline (pvcreate unnecessary)
Last modified: 2010-04-27 08:57:12 EDT
Description of problem:
As a convenience to users, it would be nice for vgcreate and vgextend to allow non-initialized devices. (This has been talked about many times before but I could not find a bz.)
If these tools detect a non-initialized device on the commandline, they can prompt the user instead of just failing as they do now.
Initially we can just allow default pvcreate settings in this case. In the future we may consider putting pvcreate options into vgcreate and vgextend but I view this as a future optimization, unnecessary to achieve 80/20 rule functionality.
Code posted to lvm-devel that achieves the above baseline functionality.
This bug appears to have been reported against 'rawhide' during the Fedora 11 development cycle.
Changing version to '11'.
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