Starting a volume makes it available for use, and changes the volume state from DISABLED or DETACHED to ENABLED. To start a DISABLED or DETACHED volume, use the following command:
# vxvol [-g diskgroup] start volume ...
If a volume cannot be enabled, it remains in its current state.
To start all DISABLED or DETACHED volumes in a disk group, enter:
# vxvol -g diskgroup startall
Alternatively, to start a DISABLED volume, use the following command:
# vxrecover -g diskgroup -s volume ...
To start all DISABLED volumes, enter:
# vxrecover -s
To prevent any recovery operations from being performed on the volumes, additionally specify the -n option to vxrecover.