Initialize a disk or partition for use as a physical volume. See also - pvcreate

Initialize a disk or partition for use as a physical volume. See also: lvm. More information: pvcreate(8) - Linux manual page.

  • Initialize the /dev/sda1 volume for use by LVM:

pvcreate {{/dev/sda1}}

  • Force the creation without any confirmation prompts:

pvcreate --force {{/dev/sda1}}