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Loadsource Migration Questions



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The question for you Hardware Wizards, short of a Unload/Reload is there a
way to get the loadsource off of vSCSI and on to a Physical Controller?
Unless you KNOW the answer, read no further, stop and delete the message
and forget I asked :)

Many Thanks in advance...

Many times in the past I have copied the Loadsource to a larger drive on
small systems where downtime was not an issue ( M-F 8x5 ) type of shop. I
was always swapping out at least the entire loadsource raid set, so I have
just stopped raid5, did my loadsource copy and after all the other drives
were replaced, restarted raid.

I now have the need to migrate a partition from IBM i on IBM i Guest
partition to the guest no longer being a guest. It needs to have its own
disk controllers and disks. All other I/O ( are already that way ).

I found a doc in the V7R1 Info Center on how to do this. Task 3.1 says
Ensure that there are enough open disk slots* under the IOA *that contain
the load source 1. disk unit (unit 1).

http://pic.dhe.ibm.com/infocenter/iseries/v7r1m0/advanced/searchView.jsp?searchWord=Upgrading%20the%20load%20source%20disk%20unit%20with&maxHits=500&group=None

This sounds like show stopper since my current loadsource is on vSCSI and
the new would be on a real controller.







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