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Disk replacement/upgrade for all SVM mirrors

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I am currently running Solaris 10 with two mirrored boot drives using SVM.  The two drives used are one of the two internal drives and an external SCSI drive.  The second internal drive is used entirely for /export/home.  The contents of this disk are being moved temporarily to a NAS device thus leaving this drive empty.

Our current plan is to remove the non-boot disk drive and replace it with 147 GB disk drive and add this disk as a mirror using slice sizes identical to the current mirrors including 2 database copies (slice 6 & 7).

Then we are planning to remove the original boot drive from the mirror (c0t0d0), replace it with another 147 GB drive and then add this new drive as a mirror.

We will then remove the single external disk drive from SVM, leaving the mirrors only on the two internal drives.

We will then use the available space on the two 147 GB drives in slice 5 (unused currently) for /export/home.

I need to get any advice concerning the procedure outlined above.  The server we are working on is our jumpstart server, our NetBackup master and media server and our home area file server.


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