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Operating Systems AIX AIX - stale partition Post 303038496 by rbatte1 on Wednesday 4th of September 2019 01:00:32 PM
Old 09-04-2019
My apologies for being away for a few days. There should be no difference with the process because they will both do the same thing. If the lost LUN is now available and visible to the volume group, then the sync, however it runs will have to read the appropriate physical partitions from the good side and copy them to the stale side if the PP has been updated. It will not copy the data if the PP has not updated, but for a large LV, this process can take some time to complete.

You should be able to monitor it from another session so you get an idea of progress and see the stale PP count reducing.




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PVCK(8) 						      System Manager's Manual							   PVCK(8)

NAME
pvck - check physical volume metadata SYNOPSIS
pvck [-d|--debug] [-h|--help] [-v|--verbose] [--labelsector] PhysicalVolume [PhysicalVolume...] DESCRIPTION
pvck checks physical volume LVM metadata for consistency. OPTIONS
See lvm for common options. --labelsector sector By default, 4 sectors of PhysicalVolume are scanned for an LVM label, starting at sector 0. This parameter allows you to specify a different starting sector for the scan and is useful for recovery situations. For example, suppose the partition table is corrupted or lost on /dev/sda, but you suspect there was an LVM partition at approximately 100 MB. This area of the disk may be scanned by using the --labelsector parameter with a value of 204800 (100 * 1024 * 1024 / 512 = 204800): pvck --labelsector 204800 /dev/sda Note that a script can be used with --labelsector to automate the process of finding LVM labels. SEE ALSO
lvm(8), pvcreate(8), pvscan(8) vgck(8) Sistina Software UK LVM TOOLS 2.02.95(2) (2012-03-06) PVCK(8)

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