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Updated: Thursday, June 13, 2019
 
 

scsi_start (8)

Name

scsi_start - start one or more SCSI disks

Synopsis

scsi_start [--help] [--verbose] [--wait] DEVICE [DEVICE]*

Description

SCSI_START(8)                      SG3_UTILS                     SCSI_START(8)



NAME
       scsi_start - start one or more SCSI disks

SYNOPSIS
       scsi_start [--help] [--verbose] [--wait] DEVICE [DEVICE]*

DESCRIPTION
       This bash shell script calls the sg_start utility on each given DEVICE.
       The purpose is to spin up (start) each given DEVICE.

OPTIONS
       Arguments to long options are mandatory for short options as well.

       -h, --help
              print out the usage message then exit.

       -v, --verbose
              increase level or verbosity.

       -w, --wait
              wait for the spin up (start) on each given DEVICE  to  complete.
              The default action is to do each start in immediate mode.


ATTRIBUTES
       See attributes(7) for descriptions of the following attributes:


       +---------------+--------------------------+
       |ATTRIBUTE TYPE |     ATTRIBUTE VALUE      |
       +---------------+--------------------------+
       |Availability   | system/storage/sg3_utils |
       +---------------+--------------------------+
       |Stability      | Pass-through uncommitted |
       +---------------+--------------------------+
NOTES
       If  a  large number of disks are spun up at the same time (i.e. without
       the --wait option) then the power supply may be overloaded.

EXIT STATUS
       The exit status of this script is 0 when it  is  successful.  Otherwise
       the  exit  status  is that of the last sg_start utility called. See the
       sg3_utils(8) man page.

AUTHORS
       Written by D. Gilbert

COPYRIGHT
       Copyright (C) 2009-2013 Douglas Gilbert
       This software is distributed under a FreeBSD license. There is NO  war-
       ranty;  not  even  for MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PUR-
       POSE.

SEE ALSO
       sg_start (sg3_utils)


       This    software    was    built    from    source     available     at
       https://github.com/oracle/solaris-userland.    The  original  community
       source was downloaded from  http://sg.danny.cz/sg/p/sg3_utils-1.42.tgz

       Further information about this software can be found on the open source
       community website at http://sg.danny.cz/sg/sg3_utils.html.



sg3_utils-1.36                     May 2013                      SCSI_START(8)