Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 497396
lvcreate man page is missing "--type" documentation
Last modified: 2011-02-09 17:05:29 EST
Description of problem:
"lvcreate --type" is not documented.
It turns out to be rather useful to use "--type zero", especially in conjunction with snapshots, but although lvcreate --help mentions --type, "man lvcreate" is silent on the topic.
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lvm2 2.02.67 will document --type for lvcreate.
The only other command that takes --type is lvresize. But the utility of lvresize --type is unclear given the code simply verifies that the specified type matches the LV's existing segment type. I need to understand what the point of lvresize --type is before I can document it.
Setting MODIFIED. (lvextend, via common _lvresize(), doesn't support mixed segment types so documenting --type for that command is not yet meaningful).