Howto Use Metadevices With Solstice DiskSuite Software?

Posted on in Categories Howto, Solaris last updated May 26, 2006

This article offers general information about how to use metadevices (i.e. virtual disks), with examples.

FTA “… A metadevice is a virtual disk created from many physical disks and available for applications as one disk. A metadevice is functionally identical to a physical disk in the view of an application. You can create a metadevice using Solstice DiskSuite software. In the Solaris 9 OS, “meta-tools” are available after install in the /usr/sbin/ directory (metatools are also available in the Solaris 10 OS). With Solstice DiskSuite software, metadevices are built from slices (disk partitions)…

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Posted by: Vivek Gite

The author is the creator of nixCraft and a seasoned sysadmin, DevOps engineer, and a trainer for the Linux operating system/Unix shell scripting. Get the latest tutorials on SysAdmin, Linux/Unix and open source topics via RSS/XML feed or weekly email newsletter.

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