MIDRANGE dot COM Mailing List Archive



Home » MIDRANGE-L » September 2012

RE: How to remove VIOS disk on i



fixed

Use the link below to map the DD or DMP device to the VIOS disk. The use the SST Disk option to remove units from configuration. This can be done with the system running. After the data is done migrating and the drive shows as non-configured, remove the host mapping inside VIOS using commands. This will allow you to assign it to the other partition without IPL'ing either one.

I've walked a couple of our customer's through this without issue.

Good luck!

http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=nas123f1e308b41e40a486257408005aea5b


Patrick Bingham | Principal Power Systems Engineer
Office: 402.965.2381 | Mobile: 402.212.2944 | Patrick.Bingham@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Sirius Computer Solutions | www.siriuscom.com
14301 FNB Parkway, Suite 400, Omaha, NE 68154
    



-----Original Message-----
From: Paul Fenstermacher [mailto:PFenstermacher@xxxxxxxxxxxxx]
Sent: Friday, September 07, 2012 2:42 PM
To: Midrange Systems Technical Discussion (midrange-l@xxxxxxxxxxxx)
Subject: How to remove VIOS disk on i

Here's a scenario:
VIOS partition on 570 hosting disk for i partition running V7R1. I created 4 virtual disks through the Virtual Storage Manager so there are 4 disks on the i partition, idisk1, idisk2, idisk3, and idisk4. Now I want to remove idisk3 and add it to a different partition but I don't know how to associate idisk3 in the Virtual Storage Manager with the correct disk on the i so I know which disk on the i to drain. It doesn't look like removing the disk in VSM offers the opportunity to drain the data before it removes the drive. How do I do this? Thanks.



Paul Fenstermacher
Systems/Network Administrator, Senior
Jack Henry & Associates
Monett, Mo 65708
417-235-4114 ext. 177389
pfenstermacher@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
[Description: cw_bestplaces_logo_2012]

NOTICE: This electronic mail message and any files transmitted with it are intended exclusively for the individual or entity to which it is addressed. The message, together with any attachment, may contain confidential and/or privileged information.
Any unauthorized review, use, printing, saving, copying, disclosure or distribution is strictly prohibited. If you have received this message in error, please immediately advise the sender by reply email and delete all copies.

This message (including any attachments) is intended only for
the use of the individual or entity to which it is addressed and
may contain information that is non-public, proprietary,
privileged, confidential, and exempt from disclosure under
applicable law or may constitute as attorney work product.
If you are not the intended recipient, you are hereby notified
that any use, dissemination, distribution, or copying of this
communication is strictly prohibited. If you have received this
communication in error, notify us immediately by telephone and
(i) destroy this message if a facsimile or (ii) delete this message
immediately if this is an electronic communication.

Thank you.





Return to Archive home page | Return to MIDRANGE.COM home page

This mailing list archive is Copyright 1997-2014 by MIDRANGE dot COM and David Gibbs as a compilation work. Use of the archive is restricted to research of a business or technical nature. Any other uses are prohibited. Full details are available here. If you have questions about this, please contact