The device configuration database might be inconsistent with the Logical Volume Manager (LVM) because of system malfunction. If it is, you receive a message from a logical volume command such as:
0516-322 The Device Configuration Database is inconsistent ...
0516-306 Unable to find logical volume mylv in the Device Configuration Database.
(where mylv is normally available)
Use this procedure to synchronize the device configuration database with the LVM information.
Attention: Do not remove the /dev entries for volume groups or logical volumes. Do not change the database entries for volume groups or logical volumes using the Object Data Manager.
During normal operations, the device configuration database remains consistent with the Logical Volume Manager information. If for some reason it is not consistent, use the varyonvg command in preparation for resynchronizing the data for the specified volume group, by typing: