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How to Increase PE size in v3

How to Increase PE size in v3

Hi

Let me know how to increase pe size from 4mb to 64mb in v3 online without hampering production.

OS : HPUX11i-VSE-OE release B.11.31.1003.
Let me know exact syntax.

Regards
Vaidhyanathan
5 REPLIES

Re: How to Increase PE size in v3

VG Version 1.0
SoorajCleris
HPE Pro

Re: How to Increase PE size in v3

Hi,

Take the backup, Distroy the VG.
Recreate the VG/LV/FS (mention -s 64)
Restore the data.

Regards,
Sooraj



"UNIX is basically a simple operating system, but you have to be a genius to understand the simplicity" - Dennis Ritchie
SoorajCleris
HPE Pro

Re: How to Increase PE size in v3

1. for taking backup , use your own methode

2. vgchange -a n vgname

3. vgexport vgname

4. pvcreate -f pvnames

5. vgcreate -s 64 vgname pv1 pv2 pvx

6. lvcreate -n /dev/vgname/lvname -L size MB vgname

7. #newfs -F vxfs /dev/vgname/rlvname

8. Mount /dev/vgname/lvname /dir

believe you will be having already entries in fstab

resotre the data

Regards,
Sooraj
"UNIX is basically a simple operating system, but you have to be a genius to understand the simplicity" - Dennis Ritchie
srm_2
Occasional Advisor

Re: How to Increase PE size in v3

Hi Vaidhyanathan,
i think u cant change the PE size online.
Shibin_2
Honored Contributor

Re: How to Increase PE size in v3

You can't change the PE size online.

However, using vgmodify command, you can change MaxPE, MaxPV, MaxLV parameters.
Regards
Shibin