Using vxdiskadd to put a disk under VxVM control
To use the vxdiskadd command to put a disk under VxVM control.
Type the following command:
In this example, the disk
sdb is initialized.
vxdiskadd command examines your disk to determine whether it has been initialized and also checks for disks that can be encapsulated, disks that have been added to VxVM, and for other conditions.
See "Using nopriv disks for encapsulation" on page 107.
If you are adding an uninitialized disk, warning and error messages are displayed on the console by the
vxdiskadd command. Ignore these messages. These messages should not appear after the disk has been fully initialized; the
vxdiskadd command displays a success message when the initialization completes.
The interactive dialog for adding a disk using vxdiskadd is similar to that for
See "Adding a disk to VxVM" on page 96.