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Solaris™ Operating Environment Boot Camp by Dominic Butler, David Rhodes

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Introduction

Adding additional disks to machines is a common task, especially since they are forever getting cheaper and users can easily find reasons to store larger amounts of data! It's less common to add additional tape drives; once one has been configured, it is usually kept until either it breaks or it just cannot back up enough data in the allowed timeframe. Nevertheless, it is a task that still needs performing and is carried out often enough to be useful to document the steps involved.

In this chapter, we'll add a disk drive and a tape drive, but we'll do them as two separate tasks. First, to add the disk, we'll bring the machine down to the PROM level (the OK prompt) and start the tasks from there. After that, we'll add the tape, but ...

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