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

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Reclaiming Control From the LVM

It is sometimes necessary to remove boot disks from Solstice DiskSuite control or even remove Solstice DiskSuite software entirely from the configuration. This may be necessary because of a redeployment of the system, a change in volume management strategies, or because the volume manager or OS needs to be upgraded and it cannot be done with the current version of the volume manager. This section describes methods for disabling and removing a volume manager. Because this book concentrates on the boot disk, this section does not address what to do with data stored on complex Solstice DiskSuite software objects like RAID 5 metadevices. In those cases, you will need to store the data elsewhere; otherwise it will ...

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