Make non-bootable scsi drive, bootable

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Old 02-15-2007
Make non-bootable scsi drive, bootable

In our HP/Unix system, our master scsi drive was bootable and our mirrored drive was non-bootable. Are any of these alternatives possible:

1) Make the non-bootable scsi drive bootable? How?

2) Create a bootable scsi drive, then copy the mirrored data to the newly created scsi drive?

I seek the comments and service of an expert Unix professional.
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Old 02-17-2007
Yes it is possible!!

You can make a bootable drive, but probably will destroy your data. But what you can do, is to copy the entire logical volume to your new disk, that is very easy to do, I have just done!!
It can be done with the command dd that usually is used for complete disk duplicate, but you can duplicate just a logical volume example:
dd if=/dev/vg00/rlvol5 of=/dev/vg01/rlvol5 bs=1024k

Read this topic, for more info ( before backup your data)
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