Tagged: VxVM Learning

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Daddy, I have no friends and you are not playing with me.

My Three years old daughter told me these words!! My kid ( priyakari) started her playschool in Feb/13, She used to be a happy kid and very punctual to her school for the first 6 months. But suddenly, something changed in her schedule and she started...

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Veritas VxVM : Growing a Solaris root filesystem controlled by Veritas

Below is one of the procedure will help you to grow the root file system controlled by Veritas, but this procedure need system downtime 1. Remove the mirrored plexes from Veritas (vxplex -o rm dis ) use “vxprint -ht” to find the mirrored plexes (usually rootvol-02 & swapvol-02)...

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Volume manager Migration from LVM to VxVM in Linux – Part 1

  We all know that storage is key requirement for any server environment and the requirement for storage is always dynamic in nature. When we talk about the cost, providing highly redundant storage to each server is most expensive task for any organization and no company...

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VxVM 5.0- Replacing rootdisk from rootdg – failing with error "Disk public region is too small"

Error while adding  replaced disk to the root mirror Solaris:/etc/vx/bin> vxdg -g rootdg -k adddisk rootdisk=c1t4d0s2 VxVM vxdg ERROR V-5-1-10127 associating disk-media rootdisk with c1t4d0s2:    Disk public region is too small   Resolution:  Solaris :/etc/vx/bin> vxdisk list DEVICE       TYPE            DISK         GROUP        STATUS c1t4d0s2     auto:sliced     –            –           ...

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Solaris Troubleshooting : Removing Root Disk from Disksuite Control

This procedure removes the root disk from DiskSuite control while leaving all other data under DiskSuite intact. A. Boot system from CD-ROM or Single User Mode ( using Single usermode, you have to be careful to not miss any of the configuration changes). B. Restore or...

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VXVM on Solaris ( Sparc ) – Understanding boot Failures

Possible reasons for a boot failure: The boot device cannot be opened. The system cannot be be booted from unusable or stale plexes. A UNIX partition is invalid. There are incorrect entries in /etc/vfstab. Configuration files are missing or damaged

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VxVM Troubleshooting – Procedure to Replace Internal FibreChannel (FC) Disks controlled by VxVM

Hot swapping of a failed disk is fairly straight procedure if the disks are regular SCSI disks, but for the Fibre Channel (FC) disks we should follow different procedure for hot swaping. Below specific procedure should be used when replacing one of the internal disks in...

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