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Forum: Solaris 09-13-2010
16,138
Posted By Grippo
That's fine but the SVM config on the mirror disk...
That's fine but the SVM config on the mirror disk still points to the old config when it was a mirror pair.

The bit that I would like to know is how do you reconfigure SVM and the system files so...
Forum: Solaris 09-13-2010
16,138
Posted By Grippo
Boot Solaris 10 from detached root mirrors
I recently ran some patching on a Solaris 10 server and as per normal procedure I detached the LVM root disk mirrors first to preserve the pre-patching copy of the OS.

During the patching, I ran...
Forum: Solaris BigAdmin RSS 09-06-2010
1,729
Posted By Grippo
permissions on /sbin/init should simply be...
permissions on /sbin/init should simply be r-xr-xr-x there should be no suid or sgid!
you should be perfectly safe to run "chmod 555 /sbin/init"
Forum: Filesystems, Disks and Memory 03-09-2009
15,037
Posted By Grippo
you could try posting a screen dump form format -...
you could try posting a screen dump form format - showing exactly how many disks your OS is seeing.

If you could try to be a little more clear, we may be able to help out but so far your questions...
Forum: Solaris 03-09-2009
4,378
Posted By Grippo
the in-abaility to un-encapsulate after replacing...
the in-abaility to un-encapsulate after replacing the drive must be new then because I have never seen this in almost 10 years of working with Volume Manager (since version 2.3).

As to the...
2,320
Posted By Grippo
After spending many hours trying to get clients...
After spending many hours trying to get clients machines backup up and running, I always defer to the KISS principle. "Keep It Simple Stupid". Basically, keep your core OS on a local disk. This...
Forum: Filesystems, Disks and Memory 03-09-2009
15,037
Posted By Grippo
From what you have described, you seem to be...
From what you have described, you seem to be misunderstanding the command vxdisk.

the output of "vxdisk list" will only show you the physical disks that it can see.

if you have 10 disks with...
Forum: Solaris 03-05-2009
5,718
Posted By Grippo
I have a preference not to use raidctl to be...
I have a preference not to use raidctl to be honest - it removed any flexibility for you to temporarily use that disk in the event that you need to.
We regularly make FLAR archives of system...
Forum: Solaris 03-05-2009
4,378
Posted By Grippo
no need for the reboot at all. simply use...
no need for the reboot at all.
simply use vxdiskadm option 4 to remove the disk and then option 5 to insert the new one.
the only thing that will be different is that you will not longer see the...
Forum: Solaris 03-05-2009
9,376
Posted By Grippo
Have you tried using fdisk to make it seen under...
Have you tried using fdisk to make it seen under UNIX first? Then format and devfsadm should see the disks as you expect.
Forum: Solaris 03-05-2009
24,924
Posted By Grippo
did anyone think to try simply using scadm from...
did anyone think to try simply using scadm from the command line and changing the root or admin password?
Forum: Solaris 01-29-2009
7,885
Posted By Grippo
The easiest way, that I found to do this is to...
The easiest way, that I found to do this is to buy a small external USB disk (I bought a 120GB) and then installed Solaris 10x86 onto this. In this way, you just have to interupt the boot sequence...
7,413
Posted By Grippo
might be clearer and more efficient to use a case...
might be clearer and more efficient to use a case sequence instead of a for loop.

that way, you could have the third entry for "*" to prompt for the correct country.

case $COUNTRY_SPEC in
...
3,024
Posted By Grippo
"arp tele" will broadcast a request to anyone on...
"arp tele" will broadcast a request to anyone on the network that is set to reply to arp/rarp requests. It will then display what it has for that hostname and not necessarily what is actually set on...
Forum: Solaris 10-06-2008
9,737
Posted By Grippo
Agreed - I prefer to remain reliant on the KISS...
Agreed - I prefer to remain reliant on the KISS (Keep It Simple Stupid) principle for the boot devices.

We have HW RAID configured on a server and it removes the flexibility from your disks. ...
Forum: Solaris 10-06-2008
8,069
Posted By Grippo
For a T2000 you need solaris 10 update 3 minimum....
For a T2000 you need solaris 10 update 3 minimum. This release has the required drivers included.
3,845
Posted By Grippo
most of the UNIX for x86 vendors publish a HCL...
most of the UNIX for x86 vendors publish a HCL (Hardware Compatability List) from which you can establish you should be able to determine if your system will work.
Forum: Solaris 10-01-2008
2,320
Posted By Grippo
have you checked in the /etc/path_to_inst file to...
have you checked in the /etc/path_to_inst file to see if the new card is being seen correctly?

is the lun masking set?

have you tried to run "cfgadm -c configure c4"?
Forum: Solaris 10-01-2008
5,587
Posted By Grippo
and now he has no OS on his disk! The only...
and now he has no OS on his disk!

The only guaranteed way to do this is to take a copy of your more important data and reinstall the OS, doing your relayout as you go along.

You can do this by...
Forum: Solaris 10-01-2008
2,221
Posted By Grippo
That is because metatool was removed. You really...
That is because metatool was removed. You really don't need it.

iostat and format will tell you about the disks but they will not give you details regarding the state of the metadevices. Just...
Forum: Solaris 10-01-2008
5,253
Posted By Grippo
my only comment here is that you cannot grow the...
my only comment here is that you cannot grow the root FS.

Your only route here would be to:

1. use "du -sk" to find out where your full directories are;
2. check in places such as /var/crash,...
Forum: Solaris 10-01-2008
7,486
Posted By Grippo
This is correct behavior. This disk does not...
This is correct behavior. This disk does not currently have a label which is recognised by Solaris.

What you need to do is to choose disk 3 and tell it to label the device. If it prompts you with...
Forum: Solaris 10-01-2008
2,221
Posted By Grippo
metatool was created as a knee-jerk reaction to...
metatool was created as a knee-jerk reaction to Veritas creating the old VxVA (tin can style) GUI. VxVA worked quite well and metatool has never been a brilliant tool.

Anybody with any...
8,933
Posted By Grippo
Be careful when taking time backwards on UNIX...
Be careful when taking time backwards on UNIX servers. The timestamps are all absolute for the beginning of the epoch (number of seconds since 1970).

the system can get into a mess by doign this...
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Posted By Grippo
umask (as its name says) is a mask and you have...
umask (as its name says) is a mask and you have to remember that what you set is to be subtracted from 777 to get the require file creation permissions.

umask 000 - will mean created files have...
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