Free space is used automatically by hot-relocation in case spare space is not sufficient to relocate failed subdisks. You can limit this free space usage by hot-relocation by specifying which free disks should not be touched by hot-relocation. If a disk was previously excluded from hot-relocation use, you can undo the exclusion and add the disk back to the hot-relocation pool.
To make a disk available for hot-relocation use, use the following command:
vxedit [-g diskgroup
] set nohotuse=off diskname
To use vxdiskadm to make a disk available for hot-relocation use
Make a disk available for hot-relocation use)from the
Use this operation to make a disk available for hot-relocation
use. This only applies to disks that were previously excluded
from hot-relocation use. This operation takes, as input, a
disk name. This is the same name that you gave to the disk when
you added the disk to the disk group.
Enter disk name [<disk>,list,q,?]
The following confirmation is displayed:
V-5-2-932 Making mydg01 in mydg available for hot-relocation
use is complete.
y) or return to the
vxdiskadmmain menu (
Make another disk available for hot-relocation use? [y,n,q,?]