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Moving relocated subdisks using vxdiskadm

When a disk has replaced following a failure, you can use the vxdiskadm command move the hot-relocated subdisks back to the disk where they originally resided.

 To move the relocated subdisks using vxdiskadm

  1. Select menu item 13 (Unrelocate subdisks back to a disk) from the vxdiskadm main menu.
  2. This option prompts for the original disk media name first.

    Enter the disk media name where the hot-relocated subdisks originally resided at the following prompt:

    Enter the original disk name [<disk>,list,q,?]

    If there are no hot-relocated subdisks in the system, vxdiskadm displays Currently there are no hot-relocated disks, and asks you to press Return to continue.

  3. You are next asked if you want to move the subdisks to a destination disk other than the original disk.

    Unrelocate to a new disk [y,n,q,?] (default: n)

  4. If moving subdisks to their original offsets is not possible, you can choose to unrelocate the subdisks forcibly to the specified disk, but not necessarily to the same offsets.

    Use -f option to unrelocate the subdisks if moving to the exact

    offset fails? [y,n,q,?] (default: n)

  5. If you entered y at step 4 to unrelocate the subdisks forcibly, enter y or press Return at the following prompt to confirm the operation:

    Requested operation is to move all the subdisks which were
    hot-relocated from mydg10 back to mydg10 of disk group mydg.

    Continue with operation? [y,n,q,?] (default: y)

    A status message is displayed at the end of the operation.

    VxVM INFO V-5-2-954 Unrelocate to disk mydg10 is complete.

    As an alternative to this procedure, use either the vxassist command or the vxunreloc command directly.

    See "Moving relocated subdisks using vxassist" on page 370.

    See "Moving relocated subdisks using vxunreloc" on page 370.