×
INTELLIGENT WORK FORUMS
FOR COMPUTER PROFESSIONALS

Contact US

Log In

Come Join Us!

Are you a
Computer / IT professional?
Join Tek-Tips Forums!
  • Talk With Other Members
  • Be Notified Of Responses
    To Your Posts
  • Keyword Search
  • One-Click Access To Your
    Favorite Forums
  • Automated Signatures
    On Your Posts
  • Best Of All, It's Free!

*Tek-Tips's functionality depends on members receiving e-mail. By joining you are opting in to receive e-mail.

Posting Guidelines

Promoting, selling, recruiting, coursework and thesis posting is forbidden.

Students Click Here

Raid Configuration

Raid Configuration

Raid Configuration

(OP)
Can anyone tell me where I can get instructions on how to configure Three Sun 4GB drives on a Sun 450 Server as a raid 5 array??

Thanks,

Jon Collins

RE: Raid Configuration

Are you using Volume manager?

RE: Raid Configuration

(OP)
Yes I am. I am just unclear how I can reconfigure the server to see Raid 5 after I have installed the OS. I appreciate any help you can offer.

RE: Raid Configuration

I am not sure you will get the root disk to perform raid5, since the volume manager encapsulates the unix file system said down by the install process. I believe the best you can do with the root disk at that point is a simple mirroring. However, any subsequent data disks added with the vaolume manager can be defined how ever you like.

RE: Raid Configuration

(OP)
Right on the money!!! I ended up generating a Case w/ Sun Support, and that is just what they told me.

Thanks for your Help!!!!

Red Flag This Post

Please let us know here why this post is inappropriate. Reasons such as off-topic, duplicates, flames, illegal, vulgar, or students posting their homework.

Red Flag Submitted

Thank you for helping keep Tek-Tips Forums free from inappropriate posts.
The Tek-Tips staff will check this out and take appropriate action.

Reply To This Thread

Posting in the Tek-Tips forums is a member-only feature.

Click Here to join Tek-Tips and talk with other members! Already a Member? Login

Close Box

Join Tek-Tips® Today!

Join your peers on the Internet's largest technical computer professional community.
It's easy to join and it's free.

Here's Why Members Love Tek-Tips Forums:

Register now while it's still free!

Already a member? Close this window and log in.

Join Us             Close