Re: Delete a VM from Host and disk (125 Views)
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ANDYIBM
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Delete a VM from Host and disk

I i'm new to hpux and i just want to know hot to remove a hpvm from the host and the disk which is associated to, i have two commands ready i just dont know which one to use:

 

hpvmremove -P (vm name)

 

or

 

dd if=/dev/zero of=/dev/rdisk/cXtXd bs=1M

 

let me know

 

thanks 

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Torsten.
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Re: Delete a VM from Host and disk

With the first command you remove the HPVM definition for this guest system.

The second is just writing zeros on a specific disk device.

You can do this or leave it. But it always depends if your virtual machine is using a real disk, an LVM LVOL or even a file as backing storage.

Hope this helps!
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Torsten.

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