RS6000 SSA Raid question

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Old 11-22-2004
RS6000 SSA Raid question


Can I add disks on the fly to extend the capacity of an existing RAID 5 volume?

It's created on a 4P Advanced SSA Raid Adapter.
I need to extend a volume group, so I figured it would be easiest to extend the "physical disk" which is a RAID5 volume.

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Old 12-20-2004

Think that the way to do this is as follows;

Add the disk using the extendvg command. Then run the reorgvg command.

These can be run through smit if you want, I would suggest the IBM redbook on LVM would be the best source of info for this one.


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