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

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Chapter 6. Maintaining a Boot Disk With VERITAS Volume Manager

This chapter provides an overview of monitoring, maintaining, and administering a boot disk with VERITAS Volume Manager (VxVM). The example configuration follows the suggestions in Chapter 5 “ Configuring a Boot Disk With VERITAS Volume Manager,“and elsewhere in the book, but the suggestions and procedures described here are applicable in many VxVM configurations. This chapter stresses the importance of documenting and monitoring the boot disk setup and status, and also reviews several of the most useful commands involved in these tasks. This chapter also serves as a runbook, a guide for dealing with problems and failures, for VxVM boot disk configurations. By setting up VxVM using ...

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