You've just added one new disk to an AIX logical partition (LPAR), and you're trying to figure out why your new disk has a physical volume identifier (PVID). A PVID indicates that the disk might either be a replicated disk, a disk from an exported volume group, or a new empty disk with a PVID that wasn't cleared previously. If the disk is either of the first two types, it could have real data on it that you don't want to overwrite. If you've assigned more than one ...

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