System Administration Guide, Volume 1

Configuring Volume Management

Occasionally, you might want to manage diskettes or CDs without the help of Volume Management. This section describes how to stop and restart Volume Management.

How to Stop Volume Management

  1. Make sure no diskettes or CDs are being used.

    If you are not sure whether you have found all users of the diskette or CD, use the fuser command, as described in "How to Find Out If a CD Is Still in Use".

  2. Become superuser.

  3. Enter the volmgt stop command.

    # /etc/init.d/volmgt stop

How to Restart Volume Management

  1. Become superuser.

  2. Enter the volmgt start command.

    # /etc/init.d/volmgt start
    volume management starting.