[SUMMARY] Formatting a disk

From: Clive McAdam (cmcadam@icl.co.za)
Date: Mon Jun 08 1998 - 10:13:02 CDT

Besides the trivial nature of this question, I'm sure there's a number of
"newbies" who'd love to know this...

0. shutdown and boot into single user mode
1. umount /export/home0
2. type "format" at the command prompt
3. select the appropriate disk ( in my case #2 c0t2d0s0 )
4. type in format
5. After the format is done, type in "label" at the format prompt.
6. quit out of format utility
7. type "newfs /dev/dsk/c0t2d0s7" at the command prompt.
8. type "mount /dev/dsk/c0t2d0s7 /export/home0"

Thanks to

 Tim Carlson <tim@santafe.edu>
 Charles Keating <chuckk@kbbc.com>
 Sean Steppie <udaa050@emu.cc.kcl.ac.uk>
 Greg Ackerson <ackerson_ga@nns.com>
 John Berninger <jberninger@bbtnet.com>

...and others...

Also, I found a great article at:

     Solaris Handbook for SMCC Peripherals
       Chapter 2: Setting Up a Disk Drive


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