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Starting a volume

Starting a volume makes it available for use, and changes the volume state from DISABLED or DETACHED to ENABLED. To start a DISABLED or DETACHED volume, use the following command:

# vxvol [-g diskgroup] start volume ...

If a volume cannot be enabled, it remains in its current state.

To start all DISABLED or DETACHED volumes in a disk group, enter:

# vxvol -g diskgroup startall

Alternatively, to start a DISABLED volume, use the following command:

# vxrecover -g diskgroup -s volume ...

To start all DISABLED volumes, enter:

# vxrecover -s

To prevent any recovery operations from being performed on the volumes, additionally specify the -n option to vxrecover.