Re: linux raw volumes
From: ADSM: Dist Stor Manager [mailto:ADSM-L AT VM.MARIST DOT EDU] On Behalf Of
>I'm trying to create raw volumes under linux
>I have a 1700 GB disk called /dev/sdc
>i tried: raw /dev/raw/raw1 /dev/sdc
>when trying to add the volume in tsm i get this.
>ANR2017I Administrator ADMIN issued command: DEFINE VOLUME
>POOL01 /dev/raw/raw1 ACCESS=READWRITE FORMATSIZE=1715814
If using raw volumes for TSM with Linux follows the patterns for AIX,
def vol pool01 /dev/raw/raw1
You don't run a format on raw volumes; doing so makes TSM think that the
target is a defined filesystem (which a raw volume isn't).
I'm curious--why are you using raw volumes?