Solaris Volume Manager (SVM): How to Verify Bootability and Active Boot Disk on Mirrored x86 System
(Doc ID 1482286.1)
Last updated on NOVEMBER 28, 2017
Applies to:Solaris Operating System - Version 10 10/08 U6 to 10 1/13 U11 [Release 10.0]
Sun Solaris Volume Manager (SVM) - Version 11.10.0 to 11.10.0 [Release 11.0]
Oracle Solaris on x86-64 (64-bit)
Oracle Solaris on x86 (32-bit)
Systems running Solaris x86 mirrored by Solaris Volume Manager (SVM) often use two internal disks, and system administrators want to verify that either disk can be used to boot the system.
This article describes
A) How to boot from different disk of a SVM boot mirror
B) How to check on a running system which disk was used to boot the system
To understand the disk selection and boot process for x86 system you need to refer to
<Document 1482250.1> Solaris Volume Manager (SVM): How to Control Disk Selection when Booting a x86 System/Server
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