Root Mirroring with Solaris[TM] Volume Manager (SVM) on Solaris[TM] 9 (x86 Platform Edition) (Doc ID 1009023.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 16, 2016

Applies to:

Sun Solaris Volume Manager (SVM) - Version 11.9.0 and later
Solaris Operating System - Version 9 9/02 U1 to 9 9/05 HW U9 [Release 9.0]
All Platforms

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Description
This document is aimed at those attempting to setup root disk mirroring with Solaris[TM] Volume Manager on Solaris[TM] 9 x86. This should be used in conjunction with the Solaris Volume Manager Administration Guide:

http://download.oracle.com/docs/cd/E19683-01/816-4518/index.html

Many Sun customers mirror the root partition on their critical systems to minimize downtime and maximize availability. A mirrored root should provide the customer with a way to have their systems automatically boot from a secondary drive if the primary fails.

Note: Solaris Volume Manager(SVM) supplied with Solaris[TM] 9 was previously known as Solstice DiskSuite[TM] (SDS).

 

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