Howto Use Metadevices With Solstice DiskSuite Software?

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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.