Bug 545826 - Documentation request for dmsetup clear
Documentation request for dmsetup clear
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: lvm2 (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Mike Snitzer
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2009-12-09 08:02 EST by David Sharp
Modified: 2011-02-09 17:08 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2011-02-09 17:08:29 EST
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Description David Sharp 2009-12-09 08:02:33 EST
Description of problem: man and info man pages do not mention what "dmsetup clear" does.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Library version:   1.02.27 (2008-06-25)
Driver version:    4.15.0
Man/info page:     Apr 06 2006

How reproducible: 100%

Steps to Reproduce:
1. man dmsetup
2. search for clear
Actual results:

dmsetup clear device_name

Expected results:

dmsetup clear device_name

 clear device_name
     <description of what this command does, where it should be used and any issues>

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Comment 1 Milan Broz 2009-12-09 08:09:17 EST
Hm. seems really missing. Should be 

clear device_name
Destroy any table in the 'inactive' slot (ie. abort).
Comment 2 Bug Zapper 2010-03-15 09:31:26 EDT
This bug appears to have been reported against 'rawhide' during the Fedora 13 development cycle.
Changing version to '13'.

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Comment 3 Alasdair Kergon 2011-02-09 17:08:29 EST
fixed upstream a while ago

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