By default, the
vxassist command allocates space from any disk that has free space. You can reserve a set of disks for special purposes, such as to avoid general use of a particularly slow or a particularly fast disk.
To reserve a disk
After you enter this command, the
vxassist program does not allocate space from the selected disk unless that disk is specifically mentioned on the
vxassist command line. For example, if mydg0
3 is reserved, use the following command:
To turn off reservation of a disk
vxedit(1M) manual page.