[RndTbl] Solaris 10 newbie question
kevin.a.mcgregor at gmail.com
Fri Feb 11 13:29:19 CST 2011
I was disappointed to learn that all of the Sun systems I'll be dealing with
(Water & Waste) have their volumes formatted as UFS.
Thanks for the info. It confirms what I'd surmised.
On Fri, Feb 11, 2011 at 11:34 AM, Gilbert E. Detillieux <
gedetil at cs.umanitoba.ca> wrote:
> On 2011-02-10 20:10, Daryl F wrote:
> > Slight correction below...
> > On Thu, 10 Feb 2011, Daryl F wrote:
> >> 2 always represents the whole disk, for backups, so do use it although
> > ^^
> > do not
> >> might work in this case.
> I would think that, since he plans to use the whole disk as one slice,
> it would be entirely appropriate to use slice 2.
> >> Everything but 2 is just by convention so it's really up to you if you
> >> going to put the whole disk in one slice.
> And certainly, any slice number above 2 is fairly loosely defined, and
> could be used for pretty much any purpose.
> It's been a _long_ time since I did any manual formatting of disks under
> Solaris, so take what I say with a grain of salt. (Particularly if
> you'll be using ZFS, which might have its own conventions.)
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