The following procedure describes how to recover from disk failure using the hot removability feature.
Use the procedure Recovering from Disk Drive Problems. The notes below provide extra information that applies to disks with the hot removability feature.
- To unmount file systems on a disk, use the procedure Mounting or Unmounting a File System.
- To remove the disk from its volume group and from the operating system, use the procedure Removing a Disk without Data Using the Hot Removability Feature.
- To replace the failed disk with a new one, you do not need to shut down the system. Follow steps 1 and 2 of the procedure Adding a Disk Using the Hot Removability Feature. Then follow the procedure Configuring a Disk and finally continue with step 4 of procedure After Adding a Reformatted or Replacement Disk Drive.