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Status Not under consideration
Workspace AIX
Created by Guest
Created on Jan 27, 2021

LKU - release lvup_rootvg surrogate disk without a reboot

Live Kernal Update - release surrogate disk without a reboot.

Idea priority Medium
  • Guest
    Feb 16, 2021

    .The disk in question is the boot disk of the surrogate partition created during Live Update. As stated in this RFE, and can not be removed or re-used after the Live Update. On a subsequent Live Update (or reboot), however, the disk will be available for re-use. The recommended practice, therefore, is to have 3 disks available for Live Update. One disk can always serve as the mirror rootvg (mhdisk) and the other 2 disks can alternate each subsequent Live Update acting as the boot disk for the surrogate (nhdisk). There is currently no plan to reduce this storage requirement for Live Update.