Add new hard drive to solaris os online

Posted on 2013-09-19
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Last Modified: 2013-09-25
Anyone can provide me the steps to detect the new hard drive and grow existing lun online with solaris os?
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Joseph Gan earned 1000 total points
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Detect the new hard drive:
1) Reboot -- -r
2) devfsadm disk
If don't want to reboot the server.

Grow existing lun online, first need to convert partiton to metadevice, have a look this artickle:
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omarfarid earned 1000 total points
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What is your system hardware? What is your solaris version? with some systems you can manage disks (remove/add disk drives) without having to power off your system.

If your system has a hardware raid controller to mange disks, then you need to refer to your system raid controller user guide.

Some systems can detect newly inserted disks without having to reboot the system.

Some useful links below:


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