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Volume Groups limit on AIX

VG

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

example1: Normal VG

mkvg -s 16 -t 2 -y datavg hdisk4 (partition size is 16. Factor(t) is 2.  1016 x 2= 2032

( that means this volumegroup can have up to 16 disk. see table

example2: Big VG

mkvg -B -t 16 -y data2vg hdisk2 hdisk3 hdisk4 ( 16×1016=16256)

(This volume group can have up to 8 disks)