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Print full LVM LV paths (for copy&paste)

Terminal - Print full LVM LV paths (for copy&paste)
lvs | awk '{printf("/dev/%- 40s %-7s %10s %20s %6s %5s %5s %5s %5s\n", $2 "/" $1, $3, $4, $5, $6, $7, $8, $9, $10)}'
2011-12-08 16:35:59
User: oernii2
Functions: awk
Print full LVM LV paths (for copy&paste)


There are 2 alternatives - vote for the best!

Terminal - Alternatives
vgdisplay -v 2>/dev/null | grep "^ LV Name" | while read A B LVDEV; do echo $LVDEV; done

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What others think

If you just after the lvm paths, there's a simpler way:

lvs -o lv_path --noheadings

You can reproduce the output of your command with the following:

lvs -o lv_path,lv_attr,lv_size,origin,snap_percent,move_pv,mirror_log,copy_percent,convert_lv

The lvm tools are very versatile. You can select which fields are displayed (with --fields or -o), and sort (with --sort or -O).

See the man pages for lvs, pvs and vgs for a list of all the output fields.

Comment by flatcap 327 weeks and 5 days ago

@flatcap: My debian squeeze "lvs" hasn't the lv_path option available.

debian package lvm2 version 2.02.66-5

Comment by f4m8 327 weeks and 4 days ago

@f4m8: Ah, shame. Fedora 16 is using lvm 2.02.86(2) (2011-07-08).

Comment by flatcap 327 weeks and 4 days ago

Thanks. lv_path works on most of my servers.

Comment by oernii2 327 weeks and 2 days ago

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