Re: Damaged volume

1997-12-11 13:10:02
Subject: Re: Damaged volume
From: Jane Walker <jawalke AT USWEST DOT COM>
Date: Thu, 11 Dec 1997 11:10:02 -0700
Eric van Loon wrote:
> Dear ADSM-ers,
> I have a volume which is unreadable. No copy is available, so I would like 
> the references to the data on the volume removed form the database, so a new 
> backup will be taken tonight.
> I though an UPDATE VOLUME ACCESS=DESTROYED would do the trick, but the volume 
> reference still exists.
> I then issued the RESTORE VOLUME command. The response in the log was:
> Restore of volumes in primary storage pool SMSPOOL started as process
> 65.
> Restore process 65 ended for volumes in storage pool SMSPOOL.
> Restore of volumes in primary storage pool SMSPOOL has ended.  Files
> Restored: 0, Bytes Restored: 0, Unreadable Files: 0, Unreadable Bytes:
> 0.
> Volume MVSADSMP.B0011358.BFS contains files that could not be
> restored.
> According to the  Admin Guide this should result in deleting the volume and 
> all file references from the database, but when I issue a Q VOL I still see 
> the volume listed!
> What am I doing wrong?
> Thanks in advance for any reply!
> Kindest regards,
> Eric van Loon

You need to issue the DEL VOL xxxxxx DISCARDDATA=YES...

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