Removing and replacing a disk in a Sun StorEdge A5x00 disk array
The following procedure is suitable for use with any array that is administered by using the Solaris luxadm command.
To replace a disk in a Sun StorEdge A5x00 disk array
Run the vxdiskadm command, and select Remove a disk for replacement from the main men. Enter none when prompted to name a replacement disk.
Use the following command to remove the disk from VxVM:
# vxdisk rm daname
where daname is the disk access name of the device (for example, c1t5d0s2).
Use the Solaris luxadm command to obtain the array name and slot number of the disk, and then use these values with luxadm to remove the disk:
# luxadm disp /dev/rdsk/daname
# luxadm remove_device array_name,slot_number
Follow the luxadm prompts, and pull out the disk when instructed.
Run the following luxadm command when you are ready to insert the replacement disk:
# luxadm insert_device array_name,slot_number
Follow the luxadm prompts, and insert the replacement disk when instructed.
Run the following command to scan for the new disk and update the system:
Run the vxdiskadm command, select Replace a failed or removed disk from the main menu, and follow the instructions.