5.2.2. Creating the Volume Group

5.2.2. Creating the Volume Group

The following command creates the volume group striped_vol_group.

[root@tng3-1 ~]# vgcreate striped_vol_group /dev/sda1 /dev/sdb1 /dev/sdc1
  Volume group "striped_vol_group" successfully created

You can use the vgs command to display the attributes of the new volume group.

[root@tng3-1 ~]# vgs
  VG                #PV #LV #SN Attr   VSize  VFree
  striped_vol_group   3   0   0 wz--n- 51.45G 51.45G

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