Assigning disks to the new controller module

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Before you complete the configuration of the new controller module through netboot, you must assign disks to it.

You must have made sure that there are enough spares, unassigned disks, or assigned disks that are not part of an existing aggregate.

These steps are performed on the existing controller module.

Steps
  1. Assign the root disk to the new controller module:

    storage disk assign -disk disk_name -sysid new_controller_sysID -force true

    If your platform model uses the Advanced Drive Partitioning (ADP) feature, you must include the -root true parameter:

    storage disk assign -disk disk_name -root true -sysid new_controller_sysID -force true

  2. Assign the remaining required disks to the new controller module by entering the following command for each disk:

    storage disk assign -disk disk_name -sysid new_controller_sysID -force true

  3. Verify that the disk assignments are correct:

    storage disk show -partitionownership

    Ensure that you have assigned all disks that you intend to assign to the new node.