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 vxunreloc(1M)			  VxVM 3.5		       vxunreloc(1M)
				 1 Jun 2002



 NAME
      vxunreloc - move a hot-relocated subdisk back to its original disk

 SYNOPSIS
      /etc/vx/bin/vxunreloc [-f] [-g diskgroup] [-n dm_name] [-t tasktag]
      dm_name

 DESCRIPTION
      The VERITAS Volume Manager (VxVM) hot-relocation feature can detect an
      I/O failure in a subdisk, relocate the subdisk, and recover the plex
      associated with the subdisk.  vxunreloc lets you reverse the process
      and move the hot-relocated subdisks back onto a disk that was replaced
      after a disk failure.

      dm_name specifies the disk where the hot-relocated subdisks originally
      resided.	The -n option moves the subdisks to a different disk from
      where VxVM originally relocated them.  For example, when disk03 fails,
      all the subdisks residing on it are hot-relocated to other disks.
      After the disk is repaired, it is added back to the disk group using a
      different name, for example, disk05.  If you wanted to move all the
      hot-relocated subdisks back to the repaired disk, you would enter:

	   /etc/vx/bin/vxunreloc -n disk05 disk03


      When vxunreloc moves the hot-relocated subdisks, it moves them to
      their original offsets.  However, if there was a subdisk that occupied
      part or all of the area on the destination disk, vxunreloc prints an
      error message and exits.	In this situation, you can use the -f option
      to unrelocate the subdisks to a specified disk, but not to their
      original offsets.

 OPTIONS
      -f	Unrelocates a subdisk to a different offset if unrelocating
		to the original offset is not possible.

      -g diskgroup
		Unrelocates a subdisk from the specified disk group.

      -n dm_name
		Specifies a new disk name to relocate to a disk with a
		different name.

      -t tasktag
		Specifies a tag to pass to the underlying utility.

 SUBDISK RECORD FIELDS
      orig_dmname
		When a subdisk is hot-relocated, its original disk media
		name is stored in the orig_dmname field.  When you run the
		vxunreloc command to move the subdisk back to the original



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 vxunreloc(1M)			  VxVM 3.5		       vxunreloc(1M)
				 1 Jun 2002



		disk (or to a new disk), this field is cleared.	 Before you
		run the vxunreloc command, you can do a search on this field
		to determine the subdisks that originated from a failed
		disk.  For example, the following command lists all the
		subdisks that were hot-relocated from disk01 in the disk
		group rootdg. Note that you must prefix the field name with
		"sd_" for the command to work.


		  vxprint -g rootdg -se 'sd_orig_dmname="disk01"'




      orig_dmoffset
		When a subdisk is hot-relocated, its offset into the
		original disk is stored in the orig_dmoffset field.  When
		you run vxunreloc to move the subdisk to the original disk,
		or to a new disk, this field is zeroed.	 The following
		command lists a hot-relocated subdisk which originally
		resided at disk10 at offset 1000.  Again note that you must
		prefix the field names with "sd_" for the command to work.


		  vxprint -g dg01 -se 'sd_orig_dmname="disk10"	 \
		  && sd_orig_dmoffset=1000'


 EXIT CODES
      If the operation fails, vxunreloc exits with a non-zero status.  A
      non-zero exit code is not a complete indicator of the problems
      encountered, but rather denotes the first condition that prevented
      further execution of the utility.

      See vxintro(1M) for a list of standard exit codes.

 SEE ALSO
      vxassist(1M), vxintro(1M), vxmake(1M), vxprint(1M), vxrelocd(1M),
      vxsd(1M), vxsparecheck(1M)















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