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RAID ADD - Add a Disk to a Mirror Set


The RAID ADD sub command is used to add a disk to a mirror set.



RAID ADD Dialogue


Disk RAID> ADD


Response - Type ADD at the Disk RAID prompt.

Existing mirror set device <DISKZ0> :


Explanation - RAID asks for the mirror set you wish to add a disk to.  The default mirror set is shown in angle brackets.


Response - Press Enter to choose the default disk, or enter the mirror set you wish to add a disk to.


Disk to add to mirror set:


Explanation - RAID asks for the disk to add to the mirror set.


Response - Enter the name of the disk you want to add to the mirror set.


Any existing data on the device will be lost.  Continue? <NO>:


Explanation - RAID asks you to verify that you understand that the data on the disk will be lost.  The default is shown in angle brackets.


Response - Press Enter to choose the default and abort adding the disk to the mirror set, or type YES to add the disk to the mirror set.



Error Messages


Device characteristics do not match

All members of a mirror set must have the same sector size and total capacity.


Device is a mirror set and cannot be added as a set member

A mirror set cannot be added as a member of a mirror set.


Device is already part of a RAID set

The disk is already in a mirror set.


Device is not a mirror set

You cannot add a member disk to a device which is not a mirror set.


Invalid device

The device you specified is not a valid disk or partition.


No existing mirror sets

There are no mirror sets to add a disk to.