[rescue] So, I'm bringing up my E3000....

Francois Dion fdion at atriumwindows.com
Thu Apr 8 08:38:11 CDT 2004

Skeezics Boondoggle wrote:

>On Wed, 7 Apr 2004, Brian Dunbar wrote:
>>Yah, I've thought some and the situation applied to a specific 
>>instance, specific machine, a few jobs ago.  My production boxes boot 
>>to a mirrored disk, so I dunno why that folklore was jammed in there.  
>>I've excised it.
>Sorry to chime in late, but I've always used mirrored root disks (with
>DiskSuite, not Veritas) for a couple of reasons:
>3.  Sun now actually recommends doing it the way I've been doing it for
>years before they published their Blueprints(tm) series of "best

Under S9, you can use SVM (Solaris Volume manager).

There is a good blueprint to read:
"Configuring Boot Disks with Solaris Volume Manager Software"
by Erik Vanden Meersch and Kristien Hens
Sun BluePrints Online - October 2002

Even talks about 3 disk configuration (mirrored pair + 1) and 
contingency vs hot spare.


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