HDD cloned to a bigger one

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Operating Systems Solaris HDD cloned to a bigger one
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Old 10-22-2007
HDD cloned to a bigger one


I just cloned a 80 GB HDD(running Solaris 10) to an 320 GB HDD using g4u disk-to-disk method.

Now Solaris is seeing may 320 GB HDD like 80 GB. Exactly like the old one.

Could you tell me, please, how do I convince Solaris that my HDD is bigger? I would like to keep all slices as they are but have the rest of
HDD in my /export/home(c1d0s7).

Thank you!

Last edited by mirciulicai; 10-22-2007 at 09:02 AM..
# 2  
Old 10-22-2007
What does fdisk say about your new hard disk? Can it see all 320Mb?
# 3  
Old 10-22-2007
fdisk know the real capacity but initialy shown only one partition that was 25 % from the total size.
I was able to create another one that is 75 % but not able to use it...

Total disk size is 38913 cylinders
Cylinder size is 16065 (512 byte) blocks

Partition Status Type Start End Length %
========= ====== ============ ===== === ====== ===
1 Active Solaris2 1 9728 9728 25
2 Solaris2 9729 38912 29184 75
# 4  
Old 10-22-2007
Now you need to create a file system on the second partition and then mount it.
# 5  
Old 10-22-2007
Is this a Sparc system or a i386 system? The i386s use a standard PC's MBR.
# 6  
Old 10-23-2007

The system is i386. Could you please be more detailed about how do I create a filesystem on the second partition?

The only place I can se it is in fdisk. I don't know realy how to access it. It is not visible with other slices listen in "format menu".

Thank you!

Format shown only the first partition(80 of 320 GB). Don't know how to access the other one to create the filesystem... Smilie

Volume: ROOT_HDD
Current partition table (original):
Total disk cylinders available: 9726 + 2 (reserved cylinders)

Part Tag Flag Cylinders Size Blocks
0 root wm 69 - 1343 9.77GB (1275/0/0) 20482875
1 swap wu 3 - 68 517.72MB (66/0/0) 1060290
2 backup wm 0 - 9725 74.50GB (9726/0/0) 156248190
3 unassigned wm 1344 - 3302 15.01GB (1959/0/0) 31471335
4 unassigned wm 0 0 (0/0/0) 0
5 unassigned wm 0 0 (0/0/0) 0
6 unassigned wm 0 0 (0/0/0) 0
7 home wm 3303 - 9725 49.20GB (6423/0/0) 103185495
8 boot wu 0 - 0 7.84MB (1/0/0) 16065
9 alternates wu 1 - 2 15.69MB (2/0/0) 32130

fdisk -g /dev/rdsk/c1d0p0
* Label geometry for device /dev/rdsk/c1d0p0
9726 9726 2 0 255 63 512

fdisk -G /dev/rdsk/c1d0p0
* Physical geometry for device /dev/rdsk/c1d0p0
38913 38913 0 0 255 63 512

Last edited by mirciulicai; 10-23-2007 at 06:28 AM..
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