John,

It will take under 1 hour to do. The drive it is going to is a
Non-Configured drive, that you migrate it to, and then power the machine
down, move the new drive into the load source slot, and power machine back
up.

Pete

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[mailto:midrange-l-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of John.BresinaJr
Sent: Wednesday, October 10, 2007 1:43 PM
To: Midrange Systems Technical Discussion
Subject: RE: Load Source Migration

We are using Raid5. We are not going to do a Save/Restore, or
Unload/Reload. We are adding the new drives to the system in ASP1 creating
new raid sets. We are then going to remove the older drives from service
allowing the data to migrate to the new drives. The real question I had was
about the load source migration since I have never done one before. I just
want to know about how long the process takes to migrate the system load
source from an 8g disk to a 70g disk.

John Bresina | Sr Server Engineer | Target Technology Services - iSeries|
¤Target | 33 S. 6th St, CC-1175 | Minneapolis, MN 55402 | 612 304 3665
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How are you going to do this swap? Save/Restore, Unload/Reload?

Are you using RAID5 or mirroring?

Steven Morrison
Fidelity Express
903-885-1283 ext. 479



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We are swapping out all our old slow 8gb drives for 70gb 15000rpm drives
next weekend in out 840. We are also going to be doing a load source
migration. Does anyone have a clue to about how long this will take? We
are needing to put a rough estimate in our plan so the business knows what
their downtime will be.

John Bresina | Sr Server Engineer | Target Technology Services - iSeries|
*Target | 33 S. 6th St, CC-1175 | Minneapolis, MN 55402 | 612 304 3665
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