vdoimport(8) — Linux manual page


FSADM(8)                                                        FSADM(8)

NAME         top

       vdoimport — utility to import VDO volumes into a new volume

SYNOPSIS         top

              [options] device

DESCRIPTION         top

       vdoimport utility imports VDO volumes created and managed by
       vdo(8) manager into lvm2(8) managed VDO LV. This is realized by
       moving VDO superblock by 2MiB and creating lvm2 metadata at the
       front of this device. The operation is not reversible, thus after
       conversion to lvm2 the access to VDO data is only possible with
       lvm2(8) commands, vdo(8) manager no longer control such volume.

OPTIONS         top

              Bypass some sanity checks.

              Display the help text.

              Specifies the name of converted VDO LV. When the name is
              not specified, some automatic name is selected. In case
              the converted VDO volume is already using LV a backend
              device, the name of this LV is used for VDO LV.  In this
              case also the of volume group must stay same.

              Be more verbose.

              Answer "yes" at any prompts.

              Print commands without running them.

DIAGNOSTICS         top

       On successful completion, the status code is 0.  A status code of
       1 is used for failure.

EXAMPLES         top

       Convert VDO volume created by vdo manager into logical volume LV1
       with within volume group VG1.

       # vdoimport --name VG1/LV1 /dev/mapper/vdo-volume


       TMPDIR The temporary directory name for mount points. Defaults to

              The device directory name.  Defaults to "/dev" and must be
              an absolute path.

SEE ALSO         top

       lvm(8), lvm.conf(5),

       vdo(8), vdo2lvm(8),

COLOPHON         top

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