VXVM 6.1 – How to Configure a Veritas Disk using vxdisksetup?

vxvm-how-toTo initialize a disk for regular use, enter:
# /etc/vx/bin/vxdisksetup -i c2t1d0
or if enclosure-based naming is in use:
# /etc/vx/bin/vxdisksetup -i sena1_4
To initialize a disk for normal use, but set the private region size to 1MB instead of the default size of 32MB, enter:
# /etc/vx/bin/vxdisksetup -i c2t1d0 privlen=1m
1) The default private region size increased from 512KB to 1MB in release 3.2, and from 1MB to 32MB in release 5.0.
2) /etc/default/vxdisk Defaults file used by the vxdisk and vxdisksetup utilities.


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  1. September 18, 2015

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