Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 870499
Incomplete man page for lvm.conf
Last modified: 2015-09-24 09:22:38 EDT
Coming out of bug 870207:
The man page for lvmetad states:
By default, lvmetad, even if running, is not used by LVM. See
But lvm.conf doesn't contain any information about lvmetad. The config file itself has some comments about the use_lvmetad option. That should be folded into lvm.conf(5).
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This bug appears to have been reported against 'rawhide' during the Fedora 23 development cycle.
Changing version to '23'.
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More information and reason for this action is here:
We've enhanced the original "lvm dumpconfig" command (accessible also via "lvmconfig" or "lvm config" aliases) which can display the necessary documentation by using --withcomments option, for example:
(for default values)
lvmconfig --type default --withcomments
Also, we've added references to "lvmconfig" command in lvm.conf man page instead of making the copy of the text that is already in lvmconfig output (or in /etc/lvm/lvm.conf directly - lvmconfig is used to generate the lvm.conf now as well).
This is available since lvm2 v2.02.119.