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use vxdiskadd c0t0d0 < /tmp/commands

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Hi,
   I cannot run vxdiskadd using redirect;
the /tmp/commands contains:
y
q



it produces the following errors:

cat: write error: Bad file number


cat /tmp/commands |vxdiskadd c0t0d0
produces the following errors:

Add or initialize disks
Menu: VolumeManager/Disk/AddDisks
Broken Pipe
Broken Pipe


Is there a way to feed input to the vxdiskadm vxvm?

thanks

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Try
/etc/vx/bin/vxdisksetup -i cxtxdx (initial disk)
/usr/sbin/vxdg [-g diskgroup] adddisk DmName=cxtxdx (add disk to disk group)



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thanks
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by:usaperl
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is this encapsulate or initialize?
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vxdisksetup -i <disk> mean to initial disk.

- Kawin
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thanks alot;
so i guess -e is encapsulate.
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