Linux "vgck" Command Line Options and Examples
Check the consistency of volume group

vgck checks LVM metadata for consistency.USAGE vgck [ --reportformat basic|json ] [ COMMON_OPTIONS ] [ VG|Tag ..


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Command Line Options:

The command profile to use for command configuration. See lvm.conf(5) for more information about pro‐files.
vgck --commandprofile ...
Config settings for the command. These override lvm.conf settings. The String arg uses the same formatas lvm.conf, or may use section/field syntax. See lvm.conf(5) for more information about config.
vgck --config ...
Set debug level. Repeat from 1 to 6 times to increase the detail of messages sent to the log fileand/or syslog (if configured).
vgck -d|--debug ...
If set to no, the command will not attempt to use device-mapper. For testing and debugging.
vgck --driverloaded ...
Display help text.
vgck -h|--help ...
Display long help text.
vgck --longhelp ...
An alias for --commandprofile or --metadataprofile, depending on the command.
vgck --profile ...
Suppress output and log messages. Overrides --debug and --verbose. Repeat once to also suppress anyprompts with answer 'no'.
vgck -q|--quiet ...
Overrides current output format for reports which is defined globally by the report/output_format set‐ting in lvm.conf. basic is the original format with columns and rows. If there is more than onereport per command, each report is prefixed with the report name for identification. json producesreport output in JSON format. See lvmreport(7) for more information.
vgck --reportformat ...
Run in test mode. Commands will not update metadata. This is implemented by disabling all metadatawriting but nevertheless returning success to the calling function. This may lead to unusual error mes‐sages in multi-stage operations if a tool relies on reading back metadata it believes has changed buthasn't.
vgck -t|--test ...
Set verbose level. Repeat from 1 to 4 times to increase the detail of messages sent to stdout andstderr.
vgck -v|--verbose ...
Display version information.
vgck --version ...
Do not prompt for confirmation interactively but always assume the answer yes. Use with extreme cau‐tion. (For automatic no, see -qq.)VARIABLESVGVolume Group name. See lvm(8) for valid names.TagTag name. See lvm(8) for information about tag names and using tags in place of a VG, LV or PV.StringSee the option description for information about the string content.Size[UNIT]Size is an input number that accepts an optional unit. Input units are always treated as base two val‐ues, regardless of capitalization, e.g. 'k' and 'K' both refer to 1024. The default input unit isspecified by letter, followed by |UNIT. UNIT represents other possible input units: bBsSkKmMgGtTpPeE.b|B is bytes, s|S is sectors of 512 bytes, k|K is kilobytes, m|M is megabytes, g|G is gigabytes, t|T isterabytes, p|P is petabytes, e|E is exabytes. (This should not be confused with the output control
vgck -y|--yes ...
ENVIRONMENT VARIABLESSee lvm(8) for information about environment variables used by lvm. For example, LVM_VG_NAME can generally besubstituted for a required VG parameter.
vgck --units, ...