On Tue, 16 Mar 1999 20:12:12 -0500 a carbon-based biped by the name of Lekic
>The bunch of SSA disks were members of the SSA RAID array(s). The
>array is gone and pdisks can be created OK (manually or via cfgmgr). All
>attempts to create hdisks on those pdisks fail. The pdisks can't
>be formatted either via ssa_format.
>Is there an area on the drive that identifies it as an array member?
>There must be a way to clear this. Any ideas?
there is a point that will let you change the usage of a SSA disk.
If a disk has been a member of an array, it is probably listed as
'Array candidate disk' or 'Hot Spare'.
Change that to 'AIX system disk' for all the disks, and you should
be able to re-use the units as normal SSA disks.