LVM and VxVM

VXVM disk setup only sets up 100 of a 140GB disk!

 
Oberon
Advisor

VXVM disk setup only sets up 100 of a 140GB disk!

I have a 140Gb SCSI/SAS disk that diskinfo shows as 140Gb in size and I have another of the same model in a RX2660. My problem is that vxdisksetup runs but after it is added to a disk group (vxdg init hp disk7=C3t0d0) it only shows up as 100Gb in the vx dg - eg vxprint shows 100Gb and same in the Veritas Manager GUI.

Any suggestions on why this is not initializing the whole disk
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chris huys_4
Honored Contributor

Re: VXVM disk setup only sets up 100 of a 140GB disk!

Hi Ken,

If the problem occurs on HP-UX 11.23/VxVM 4.1, install the current list of vxvm patches +dependencies.

i.e.
PHCO_37838: s700_800 11.23 VxVM 4.1 MP2RP2 Command Patch 08
PHCO_36744 LVM commands patch
PHCO_37837 VERITAS VM Provider 4.1 MP2RP2 Patch 06
PHKL_31500 Sept04 base patch
PHKL_36745 LVM Cumulative Patch
PHKL_37839 VxVM 4.1 MP2RP2 Kernel Patch 08

Then reinitialize the lun again.

# /usr/lib/vxvm/bin/vxdiskunsetup -C c3t0d0

# /usr/lib/vxvm/bin/vxdisksetup -i c3t0d0

And check if the size has grown. ;)

Greetz,
Chris
PS. vxvm patch PHCO_36111, superseeded by above patch PHCO_37838, solves a issue surrounding "lesser then possible disksizes", but the problem could also be caused by other things, so better install the latest and most current vxvm patches.
Oberon
Advisor

Re: VXVM disk setup only sets up 100 of a 140GB disk!

Thanks for these - they worked and it now shows 140gb.