Tuesday, June 14, 2005

Adding new disks to Solaris

How to configure just newly added disks in Solaris 10? It's really simple.



// first show all attached targets

bash-3.00# cfgadm -al
Ap_Id Type Receptacle Occupant Condition
c0 scsi-bus connected configured unknown
c0::dsk/c0t0d0 disk connected configured unknown
c0::dsk/c0t1d0 disk connected configured unknown
c0::dsk/c0t6d0 CD-ROM connected configured unknown
c1 fc-fabric connected configured unknown
c1::200500a0b8169d18 disk connected configured unknown
c1::5006016008065109 disk connected configured unknown
c2 fc-fabric connected configured unknown
c2::200400a0b8169d18 disk connected configured unknown
c2::5006016108065109 disk connected unconfigured unknown
c2::5006016908065109 disk connected configured unknown
c2::500604843d489c84 disk connected configured unknown
c3 scsi-bus connected unconfigured unknown
bash-3.00#

// now I attached SCSI JBOD to c3 - let's configure them

bash-3.00# cfgadm -c configure c3
bash-3.00# cfgadm -al
Ap_Id Type Receptacle Occupant Condition
c0 scsi-bus connected configured unknown
c0::dsk/c0t0d0 disk connected configured unknown
c0::dsk/c0t1d0 disk connected configured unknown
c0::dsk/c0t6d0 CD-ROM connected configured unknown
c1 fc-fabric connected configured unknown
c1::200500a0b8169d18 disk connected configured unknown
c1::5006016008065109 disk connected configured unknown
c2 fc-fabric connected configured unknown
c2::200400a0b8169d18 disk connected configured unknown
c2::5006016108065109 disk connected unconfigured unknown
c2::5006016908065109 disk connected configured unknown
c2::500604843d489c84 disk connected configured unknown
c3 scsi-bus connected configured unknown
c3::dsk/c3t8d0 disk connected configured unknown
c3::dsk/c3t9d0 disk connected configured unknown
c3::dsk/c3t10d0 disk connected configured unknown
c3::dsk/c3t11d0 disk connected configured unknown
c3::dsk/c3t12d0 disk connected configured unknown
c3::dsk/c3t13d0 disk connected configured unknown
c3::dsk/c3t14d0 disk connected configured unknown
bash-3.00#

// that's it
// simple and easy!

4 comments:

ryan said...

you say:
// now I attached SCSI JBOD

I think this is the part I have trouble with.

Anonymous said...

Thanks! man -k was getting me nowhere.

Tony

Anonymous said...

Excellent information. This is the command I needed to get my external SAS subsystem to show up correctly!! Thanks!!

Anonymous said...

This is not working for me..