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Merge two or more disks into one under Solaris 8

Posted on 2004-09-20
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I have 4 disks, target 0 has solaris, targets 1-3 are blank, can be destroyed.  I need to merge targets 1-3 into one drive . I'm not sure how to do this.  Using Solstice ?   Some thirdparty tools?   They are all 36 gig drives. I'm not concerned about RAID functionality, but if this can be easily added, why not.  

I did a few queries on the solutions database and there was nothing interesting that I found.  

# format
Searching for disks...done


AVAILABLE DISK SELECTIONS:
       0. c1t0d0 <SUN36G cyl 24620 alt 2 hd 27 sec 107>
          /pci@1c,600000/scsi@2/sd@0,0
       1. c1t1d0 <SUN36G cyl 24620 alt 2 hd 27 sec 107>
          /pci@1c,600000/scsi@2/sd@1,0
       2. c1t2d0 <SUN36G cyl 24620 alt 2 hd 27 sec 107>
          /pci@1c,600000/scsi@2/sd@2,0
       3. c1t3d0 <SUN36G cyl 24620 alt 2 hd 27 sec 107>
          /pci@1c,600000/scsi@2/sd@3,0
Specify disk (enter its number):
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You can create a software Raid (use solstice ), have a look at the following page to
learn more details:

http://www.tech-recipes.com/solaris_system_administration_tips225.html
http://www.adminschoice.com/docs/solstice_disksuite.htm
http://www.tldp.org/HOWTO/Multi-Disk-HOWTO.html

also you can do a search at EE for "Solaris Raid" to find more infor.
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Heh. After I posted this question, I found my answer. Thanks for the links yuzh!  
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You are welcome!
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