[SunHELP] Disk Suite - How to change a failed drive
alaric at metrocast.net
Tue Aug 25 07:30:53 CDT 2009
Collin Baillie wrote:
> Long time rescue list lurker, first time sunhelp list poster. I'm a part
> time administrator of a Solaris 9 server which has recently suffered a
> disk failure. I'm a linux admin, with a little solaris experience, but
> nothing worth speaking of with the Disk Suite software.
> We got a new disk in, but I was unable to follow the usual procedure for
> removing the disk from the system, as the commands to 'remove' it
> would hang. I have pulled the old disk and inserted the new disk and
> attached the disk successfully (I thought). The mirror progressed a fair
> way into the rebuild ok at any rate. I did leave before the rebuild was
> 100% complete.
> Now the disk is displaying as unavailable, but I have noticed that the
> old disks details are showing up when checking drive status.
> I think because the old disk wasn't removed properly, the system still
> thinks it's the drive it wants to talk to.
> The disk is part of 2 mirrors, and from memory I believe the / filesystem
> is on one of those mirrors (the system is remote, and I don't have
> details with me right now).
I believe this article should help:
You should probably read this first as background:
Phil Stracchino, CDK#2 DoD#299792458 ICBM: 43.5607, -71.355
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