pvdisplay manpage incorrectly says kilobyte when it is really a count of 512b blocks

Bug #1280037 reported by Jay R. Wren on 2014-02-14
This bug affects 2 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
lvm2 (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

when using the -c output of pvdisplay the man page says the value of the third column is " * physical volume size in kilobytes"

It is not. The value is the size of the physical volume in 512byte blocks.

This could lead an admin (me) to doing the wrong match and destroying filesystems with LVM2 as a result.

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 13.10
Package: lvm2 2.02.98-6ubuntu1
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.11.0-11.17-generic 3.11.3
Uname: Linux 3.11.0-11-generic x86_64
ApportVersion: 2.12.5-0ubuntu2.2
Architecture: amd64
Date: Thu Feb 13 19:34:39 2014
MarkForUpload: True
 PATH=(custom, no user)
SourcePackage: lvm2
UpgradeStatus: Upgraded to saucy on 2013-10-08 (128 days ago)

Jay R. Wren (evarlast) wrote :
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

Status changed to 'Confirmed' because the bug affects multiple users.

Changed in lvm2 (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
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