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# 1  
Old 07-12-2010
Mounting a Raw Disk

I am using Solaris 10. I have a raw device attached to my system which is

/dev/md/rdsk/d91

I want to mount this as a disk with file system on a mount point /u05.

Actually this raw device was earlier part of Oracle ASM. Now I have removed this disk from ASM, and want to use it as normal disk at the OS level.

Please guide how to do that.

regards
# 2  
Old 07-12-2010
You cant mount the raw device. You can only mount the logical device name as #mount -F ufs /dev/md/dsk/d91 /u05
# 3  
Old 07-20-2010
try newfs first ...

first, create a new filesystem on your device :
Code:
newfs /dev/md/rdsk/d91

then, mount it :
Code:
mount /dev/md/dsk/d91 /u05

good luck, and success !

alexandre botao
<< botao {dot} org >>
# 4  
Old 07-21-2010
Dear,

Its not possible to mount and access the content of disk which was using as raw device.
you have to run newfs (this will erase all data) and mount it. for accessing the raw data, you have to use the same method way how it was written (I think here it's oracle)

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