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Re: [linux-lvm] Characters allowed for vg name



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Gerrard Geldenhuis wrote:
> Hi
> 
> I have a kickstart file which fails if I use an - character in the
> vgname. Using a _ works fine. I did not see any reference to allowable
> characters in the man pages. The man pages only makes mention off
> allowable characters for tags.
> 
> Does anybody know what the allowable characters are for vg, pv and lv names?

The '-' character is allowed:

# vgrename t0 t0-foo
  Volume group "t0" successfully renamed to "t0-foo"

Sounds like this is the installer enforcing an additional restriction.

What distribution/version are you using?

Regards,
Bryn.

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