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Tuesday, July 21, 2009

Solaris: Disk Management

- A disk under the Solaris OE can be divided into eight slices that are labeled Slice 0 through Slice 7.
- In reality Slice 2 represents the entire disk because "/" is the first(0) slice and swap is second(1).

Dist Slice Naming Convention, Controller number, Target number, Disk number, Slice number.
- Controller number, which control communications between system and disk unit.
- Target number is a unique hardware address of disk, tape, CDROM etc.
- Disk number is a logical unit number.
- Slice number is partition number on disk.

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