Solaris Volume Manager (SVM) - Example for using Live-Upgrade (LU) to move 5G from /var to root (Doc ID 2017135.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 03, 2016

Applies to:

Sun Solaris Volume Manager (SVM) - Version 11.10.0 to 11.10.0 [Release 11.0]
Solaris SPARC Operating System - Version 10 1/13 U11 to 10 1/13 U11 [Release 10.0]
Oracle Solaris on SPARC (64-bit)

Goal

Provide an example of using Solaris 10 Live-Upgrade to implement a change of space allocation for root and /var
such that 5GB is taken from /var and given to root.

Background:

We start with this configuration:

        flags           first blk       block count
     a m  p  luo        16              8192            /dev/dsk/c0t0d0s7
     a    p  luo        8208            8192            /dev/dsk/c0t0d0s7
     a    p  luo        16400           8192            /dev/dsk/c0t0d0s7
     a    p  luo        16              8192            /dev/dsk/c0t1d0s7
     a    p  luo        8208            8192            /dev/dsk/c0t1d0s7
     a    p  luo        16400           8192            /dev/dsk/c0t1d0s7

Solution

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