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Operating Systems Solaris SPARC T4-1/Solaris 11/Add 2 new HDDs in RAID 0 configuration Post 302696931 by julumme on Wednesday 5th of September 2012 09:26:37 PM
Old 09-05-2012
Hi hicksd8,

Thanks for your reply!

So, I have been trying to gather some information, can you please correct me if I'm wrong in the following:

1. I need to login back to ILOM somehow. How can I prevent Solaris from booting ? I mean if I shutdown Solaris with shutdown command, I can't login to the system, right ? Or, will ILOM run if I don't press the power button to turn the system on ? (I havent tried that)

2. In ILOM, I need to use FCode utility, to select proper scsi controller, to which my new hdd's are connected

3. With show-children, I should now see the new HDDs, and then, I need to select the new hdds (say I have a (old), b (old), and new c & d): c d create-raid0-volume.
show-volumes for verification, and unselect-dev to release the controller..

4. Now I can turn the Solaris back on

5. After bootup, format utility should show one more disk (I had 2 disks before).. Or how should the format see the drive ?
When should I run the cngadm -c to configure my new disks ?

6. After this just do as you suggest, format, make filesystem and mount

I hope you can understand my thinking here, and I'm not writing to cryptically...
Thanks!
 
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install-solaris(1M)													       install-solaris(1M)

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install-solaris - install the Solaris operating system SYNOPSIS
install-solaris install-solaris invokes the Solaris Install program. Depending on graphical capability and available memory at the time of invocation, install-solaris invokes either a text-based installer or a graphical installer. The following minimum requirements for physical memory dictate which features are available during installation: For SPARC machines: 128 MB Minimum physical memory for all installation types 128 MB Minimum physical memory required for windowing system 384 MB Minimum physical memory required for graphical-based installation For x86 machines: 256 MB Minimum physical memory for all installation types 256 MB Minimum physical memory required for windowing system 512 MB Minimum physical memory required for graphical-based installation In some cases, even if the minimum physical memory is present, available virtual memory after system startup can limit the number of fea- tures available. install-solaris exists only on the Solaris installation media (CD or DVD) and should be invoked only from there. Refer to the for more details. install-solaris allows installation of the operating system onto any standalone system. install-solaris loads the software available on the installation media. Refer to the for disk space requirements. Refer to the for more information on the various menus and selections. See attributes(5) for descriptions of the following attributes: +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ | ATTRIBUTE TYPE | ATTRIBUTE VALUE | +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ |Availability |SUNWcdrom (Solaris instal- | | |lation media) | +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ |Interface Stability |Evolving | +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ pkginfo(1), install(1M), pkgadd(1M), attributes(5) It is advisable to exit install-solaris by means of the exit options in the install-solaris menus. 23 Sep 2005 install-solaris(1M)

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