6.21 Expand RAID

expand raid <raid_name> <device>

Expand an existing NSS software RAID device by adding a new segment. Specify the RAID name and the device to use. The device option can be specified multiple times to specify additional segments. Each device must have a free space area at least as big as the segment size of the RAID.

nlvm [nlvm_options] expand raid <raid_name> <device>
Command Options
raid_name

Mandatory. Specify the name of the NSS software RAID device to be expanded. This must be the first command option.

Example

MYRAID1
device=device_name

Specify the device to use for the expanded space.

Example

device=sdb
Command Examples
nlvm expand raid MYRAID1 device=sdf

Expand the NSS software RAID device named MYRAID1 by adding the device /dev/sdf.

nlvm expand raid MYRAID5 device=sdg device=sdh

Expand the NSS software RAID device named MYRAID5 by adding the /dev/sdg and /dev/sdh devices as two new segments.