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# 1  
Old 01-17-2012
Sun V240 Raid Question

Hi All, I'm new to this site. I have a few question since I'm in the process how to to repair my raid on Sun V240 Server.

1. How can we create RAID in Sun Sparc v240?


2. What utility can help people create RAID in Sun Sparc v240?


3. Do we need any special software to create the RAID?


4. How can we repair RAID volume?

Thx
Angkor
# 2  
Old 01-17-2012
Hi angkor
first of all tell me which RAID u wnt to create.....

1) hardware Raid
2) software Raid.

bcoz both have diffrent technique
# 3  
Old 01-17-2012
Manish, Thx or your respond. It is softare raid. The operating system is Solaris 10 Sparc. T hx

Last edited by angkor; 01-18-2012 at 12:39 AM..
# 4  
Old 01-18-2012
then u have to use metainit command for creating raid....

but before that

u have to create database for ur metadevices...
can u explain....which raid u want....raid 0 .1or 5Smilie
# 5  
Old 01-18-2012
Hi, I'm not the person who setup the raid on this system. Do you know what command how to check raid? Thx
# 6  
Old 01-18-2012
have a look at the output of:
Code:
# metadb
# metastat
# metastat -p

# 7  
Old 01-18-2012
Hi, When I typed that command I get this message below. I'm not sure what raid I have currently. Here is my disk info:

dev240-global> metadb
metadb: dev240: there are no existing databases


dev240-global> cat /etc/vfstab
#device device mount FS fsck mount mount
#to mount to fsck point type pass at boot options
#
fd - /dev/fd fd - no -
/proc - /proc proc - no -
/dev/dsk/c1t2d0s1 - - swap - no -
/dev/dsk/c1t3d0s1 - - swap - no -
/dev/dsk/c1t0d0s1 - - swap - no -
/dev/dsk/c1t1d0s1 - - swap - no -
/dev/dsk/c1t0d0s0 /dev/rdsk/c1t0d0s0 / ufs 1 no -
/dev/dsk/c1t1d0s4 /dev/rdsk/c1t1d0s4 /usr ufs 1 no -
/dev/dsk/c1t3d0s7 /dev/rdsk/c1t3d0s7 /export/home ufs 2 yes -
/dev/dsk/c1t2d0s6 /dev/rdsk/c1t2d0s6 /opt ufs 2 yes -
/devices - /devices devfs - no -
ctfs - /system/contract ctfs - no -
objfs - /system/object objfs - no -
swap - /tmp tmpfs - yes -
sharefs - /etc/dfs/sharetab sharefs - no -

++++
dev240-global> cat /etc/release
Solaris 10 10/08 s10s_u6wos_07b SPARC
Copyright 2008 Sun Microsystems, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
Use is subject to license terms.
Assembled 27 October 2008



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