lsm_volume_raid_create - Man Page

Create a RAID volume.

Synopsis

int lsm_volume_raid_create (lsm_connect *conn, const char *name, lsm_volume_raid_type raid_type, lsm_disk *disks[], uint32_t disk_count, uint32_t strip_size, lsm_volume **new_volume, lsm_flag flags);

Arguments

conn

Valid connection.

name

String. Human recognizable name, might be altered or ignored by certain storage system.

raid_type

lsm_volume_raid_type. Please refer to the returns of lsm_volume_raid_create_cap_get function for supported RAID type.

disks[]

An array of lsm_disk pointer.

disk_count

The count of lsm_disk in 'disks' argument.

strip_size

uint32_t. The strip size in bytes. Please refer to the returns of lsm_volume_raid_create_cap_get function for supported strip sizes.

new_volume

Output pointer of lsm_volume for newly created volume. Returned value must be freed with a call to lsm_volume_record_free.

flags

Reserved for future use, must be LSM_CLIENT_FLAG_RSVD.

Version

1.2

Description

Only available for hardware RAID cards. Create a disk RAID pool and allocate entire full space to new volume.

Capability

LSM_CAP_VOLUME_RAID_CREATE

Return

Error code as enumerated by 'lsm_error_number'.
   * LSM_ERR_OK
       On success.
   * LSM_ERR_INVALID_ARGUMENT
       When any argument is NULL or not a valid lsm_connect pointer
       or invalid flags.
   * LSM_ERR_NOT_FOUND_DISK
       When disk not found.
   * LSM_ERR_DISK_NOT_FREE
       When disk not free.
   * LSM_ERR_NO_SUPPORT
       Not supported.

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