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Solaris™ Operating Environment Boot Camp by Dominic Butler, David Rhodes

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Adding the Disk

Now we're just about ready to connect the disk. We have decided to use a 4 GB drive that we have lying around and split it into the slices defined in Table 17.2.

Table 17.2. Disk Details
SliceSizeMount PointLogical Device
02 GB/data/dev/[r]dsk/c1t2d0s0
02 GB/spare/dev/[r]dsk/c1t2d0s1
24 GB- (backup slice)/dev/[r]dsk/c1t2d0s2

Before we do, we need to take the machine down to the OK prompt (making sure no one is still using the machine!). After that we can make all the physical connections. We'll add a new SCSI controller to the system and connect the disk to that, which will be allocated SCSI ID 2.

Now we can use some of the OpenBoot PROM commands to check that the device is physically plugged in and functioning correctly. We'll do ...

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