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Boot Disk Management: A Guide for the Solaris™ Operating Environment by David Deeths, John S. Howard

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Reference Configuration Features

Four disks are used for the boot device and its entourage. The section “Reference Configuration Variations” on page 44 addresses the relative merits of several variations on this design with greater number of or fewer disks.

For VxVM installations, these four disks are the only items to be included in the root disk group (rootdg). Any data volumes or file system spaces to be created outside of the core operating system (OS) should reside in other disk groups. Because Solstice DiskSuite software does not partition disks into administrative groups (except in multihost environments), these four disks are not in any sort of separate group in Solstice DiskSuite software configurations.

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