Extending Virtual Disk and LVM online.

Ray Van Dolson rvandolson at esri.com
Thu Jun 26 09:11:46 CDT 2008


On Thu, Jun 26, 2008 at 06:57:32AM -0700, Tino Schwarze wrote:
> On Thu, Jun 26, 2008 at 06:32:27AM -0700, Ray Van Dolson wrote:
> > # omreport storage controller
> >  Controller  PERC 4e/Di (Embedded)
> >
> > Controllers
> > ID                                : 0
> > Status                            : Non-Critical
> > Name                              : PERC 4e/Di
> > Slot ID                           : Embedded
> > State                             : Degraded
> > Firmware Version                  : 521S
> > Minimum Required Firmware Version : 522D
> 
> [...]
> 
> > Not sure why the state is "Degraded" -- all of the physical disks
> > appear to be fine.
> 
> Because of the Firmware version.

Makes sense.  Thanks.

> The blockdev --rereadpt command might be helpful, too. But as far as I
> remember, I always struggled with Linux not seeing new partition
> tables... :-(
> 

Looks like I'd need to unmount the used partitions to do this.  I get
Device or resource busy.

Looking more and more like a reboot is in order! :)

Thanks for the suggestion.

Ray



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