solaris/StoppingDiskSuiteResync written at 23:19:30; Add Comment
How to stop DiskSuite resyncing a mirror on Solaris 8
One of our irritations with DiskSuite has been that it has no way to abort a mirror resync short of forcing drive errors, something that we actually had to resort to once and which is not always possible, for example when your drives are logical LUNs on FibreChannel RAID controllers.
As we found out recently, fortunately not quite the hard way, it turns
out that there actually is a way to abort a mirror resync. If your
resyncing mirror is in a diskset, running '
(It fails with the helpful, ever so explanatory error message '
I can sort of see why DiskSuite behaves this way, but its current behavior is annoyingly half-hearted. Regardless of what you really wanted to happen in this situation, you wind up with about half of it.
(My grumpyness is increased because I suspect the only reason
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