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Solaris 2.x Hard disk add.

dkingsf
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Have Sparcstation running Sol 2.5.1.  This system had 3 hard
drives.  Target 0 had the O/S.  Target 2 and 3 were general
program/data storage devices.  Of course, I had no backups. (i've since decided not to push my luck and bought a tapedrive).  Target 0, main drive, bit the dust.  Reloaded the O/S and rebuilt passwd/shadow /etc /opt /var (etc.etc.)
Now the question.  How do I get the other two drives back online, mounted.  Is this the vfstab or mnttab entries?  Do I have to run newfs on these (and how).  Basically just want the drives back up and the programs/data available.  This is a standalone system, but is used to dial up and get ppp connection.  The directory structure, I'm thinking may be duplicated on the new device.  I believe there was /opt or some such on the externals, and /opt was built on the new internal.  Thanks for your help.
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Commented:
Hi...
Just beat me to it gormenghast, I was typing when you added your answer, anyway.
Sounds good to me? just to add.
Did we checked the target nos. If the new internal is set to the default target for a startup drive in Solaris, it will be set to target 3, and will of course clash with the existing external device.
Have the target nos been changed by installing the new internal?

Did we do...
>probe-scsi
at the prom level, just to make sure.

Merry christmas all.

regards

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Thanks...I figured it was some such.  Just pretty new to unix filesystems and they never spell it out in the books I have...
Wonderfull job, both of you!
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