VxVM vxassist ERROR V-5-1-752 No volume can be created within the given constraints

Posted on 2010-09-13
Last Modified: 2013-12-21
Tried to resize filesystem after 3par added disks. Can anyone help with this error message?
Question by:Rhiaanon44
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what does "vxassist -g dgname maxsize" give you?
Is vxvm aware of the new disks? can you see them? what is their status?
vxdisk -eo alldgs list

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Hi. Why would I have duplicate file:
# vxdg free
GROUP        DISK         DEVICE       TAG          OFFSET    LENGTH    FLAGS
mss01dg      tormss01-01  c6t50002AC000B505E0d0s2 c6t50002AC000B505E0d0 0         2448      -
mss01dg      tormss01-01  c6t50002AC000B505E0d0s2 c6t50002AC000B505E0d0 62917008  4120944   -
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they're different space on the same device. Notice the offset and length values.

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Great!  Disk 21 is missing. Can I run the import command without it being disruptive? We have already expanded the LUNS then noticed 21 was missing after running vxvg free.
mss01dg      tormss01-19  c6t50002AC000BC05E0d0s2 c6t50002AC000BC05E0d0 0         3216      -
mss01dg      tormss01-20  c6t50002AC000C905E0d0s2 c6t50002AC000C905E0d0 0         9616      -
mss01dg      tormss01-22  c6t50002AC0014105E0d0s2 c6t50002AC0014105E0d0 230607600 1808

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When you say "missing", do you actually know you have it?

vxprint -dg mss01dg      

Does  tormss01-21 show up anywhere? Is it part of any volumes that you know of?

vxprint -vthg mss01dg | grep tormss01-21

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It is there thanks a million!

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Everything you typed was necessary. Thanks again!
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You are welcome.

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