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Adding Disk on MSA30 with Smart Array 6402 Controller

AwadheshPandey
Honored Contributor

Adding Disk on MSA30 with Smart Array 6402 Controller

Hello Experts,

I want to a disk on logical drive 0 and logical drive 1 on my MSA30, running on HP-UX 11i with Smart Array 6402 contoller. Here is saconfig o/p.

******************** SmartArray RAID Controller /dev/ciss5 ********************

---------- PHYSICAL DRIVES ----------

Location Ch ID Size Status

External 1 0 72.8 GB OK
External 1 1 72.8 GB OK
External 1 2 72.8 GB OK
External 1 3 72.8 GB OK
External 1 4 72.8 GB OK
External 1 5 72.8 GB OK
External 1 8 72.8 GB OK
External 1 9 72.8 GB OK

---------- LOGICAL DRIVE 0 ----------

RAID Level = 5
Size = 347295 MB
Stripe Size = 16 KB
Status = OK

Participating Physical Drive(s):

Ch ID

1 0
1 1
1 2
1 3
1 4
1 5

Participating Spare Drive(s):

None

---------- LOGICAL DRIVE 1 ----------

RAID Level = 0
Size = 138920 MB
Stripe Size = 128 KB
Status = OK

Participating Physical Drive(s):

Ch ID

1 8
1 9

Participating Spare Drive(s):

None.

Pls let me know the procedure to do this.

Regards,

Awadhesh
It's kind of fun to do the impossible
3 REPLIES
Luk Vandenbussche
Honored Contributor

Re: Adding Disk on MSA30 with Smart Array 6402 Controller

AwadheshPandey
Honored Contributor

Re: Adding Disk on MSA30 with Smart Array 6402 Controller

Luk,

Thanks for Reply, can you give me step by step procedure for this.

Regards,

Awadhesh
It's kind of fun to do the impossible
Luk Vandenbussche
Honored Contributor

Re: Adding Disk on MSA30 with Smart Array 6402 Controller

Hi,

HPUX doesn't support increase of LUNs.
So you have two solutions

1) Back your data, create a bigger lun, restore your data
2) Create a LUN 2 on your controller, which you can add to your VG