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Command MKNOD

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Eli Daniel
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Command MKNOD

hi,
i have the doubt.

I can create > 16 vg???
the minor numer next is 0x100000 ??
i need create 2 vg in these System Operation

i have the create new VG in the operation system HP-UX 11.23 Itanium, but when see minor number the all vg existing. the following see:


ll /dev/vg*/group

crw-r----- 1 root root 64 0x000000 Aug 12 2007 /dev/vg00/group
crw-r----- 1 root sys 64 0x090000 May 15 15:14 /dev/vgBWArch/group
crw-r----- 1 root sys 64 0x070000 May 15 15:14 /dev/vgBWmlA/group
crw-r----- 1 root sys 64 0x080000 May 15 15:14 /dev/vgBWmlB/group
crw-r----- 1 root sys 64 0x050000 May 15 15:14 /dev/vgBWolA/group
crw-r----- 1 root sys 64 0x060000 May 15 15:14 /dev/vgBWolB/group
crw-r----- 1 root sys 64 0x030000 May 15 15:14 /dev/vgBWprodNFS/group
crw-r----- 1 root sys 64 0x010000 May 15 15:14 /dev/vgBWprodr1/group
crw-r----- 1 root sys 64 0x020000 May 15 15:14 /dev/vgBWprodr5/group
crw-r----- 1 root sys 64 0x0a0000 May 15 15:11 /dev/vgBWqa/group
crw-r----- 1 root sys 64 0x100000 May 15 15:11 /dev/vgQABWarch/group
crw-r----- 1 root sys 64 0x0e0000 May 15 15:11 /dev/vgQABWmlA/group
crw-r----- 1 root sys 64 0x0f0000 May 15 15:11 /dev/vgQABWmlB/group
crw-r----- 1 root sys 64 0x0c0000 May 15 15:11 /dev/vgQABWolA/group
crw-r----- 1 root sys 64 0x0d0000 May 15 15:11 /dev/vgQABWolB/group
crw-r----- 1 root sys 64 0x0b0000 May 15 15:11 /dev/vgQABWr5/group


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Pete Randall
Outstanding Contributor
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Re: Command MKNOD

You can create up to as many volume groups as the maxvg kernel paramter is set to. Your next minor number would be 0x110000 (0x100000 is already used).


Pete

Pete
Eli Daniel
Super Advisor

Re: Command MKNOD

Thnaks pete