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Status Not under consideration
Workspace AIX
Created by Guest
Created on May 20, 2021

lspv output irritating on unavailable disk

I find the output of the lspv somewhat irritating on removed or unavailable disks.
Example: here hdisk1 had been removed physically, and the outout of the disk's state differs:
# lspv
hdisk0 00fab4e16b7a83d9 rootvg active
hdisk1 00fab4e187b7bf6e rootvg active
# lspv hdisk1
PV IDENTIFIER: 00fab4e187b7bf6e VG IDENTIFIER 00fab4e100004c0000000179845fa76d
PV STATE: missing

Idea priority Medium
  • Guest
    Jul 1, 2021

    lspv displays all the disks defined in ODM database. lspv command doesn't look at the disk state. Looking for the disk state will impact the performance of the command.
    Follow the procedure explained in the support page below - First remove the disk from the volume group and then remove the disk definition from the system