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Oracle Solaris 10 9/10 Installation Guide: Planning for Installation and Upgrade
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Part I Overall Planning of Any Solaris Installation or Upgrade

1.  Where to Find Solaris Installation Planning Information

2.  What's New in Solaris Installation

3.  Solaris Installation and Upgrade (Roadmap)

4.  System Requirements, Guidelines, and Upgrade (Planning)

5.  Gathering Information Before Installation or Upgrade (Planning)

Part II Understanding Installations That Relate to ZFS, Booting, Solaris Zones, and RAID-1 Volumes

6.  ZFS Root File System Installation (Planning)

7.  SPARC and x86 Based Booting (Overview and Planning)

8.  Upgrading When Solaris Zones Are Installed on a System (Planning)

9.  Creating RAID-1 Volumes (Mirrors) During Installation (Overview)

Why Use RAID-1 Volumes?

How Do RAID-1 Volumes Work?

Overview of Solaris Volume Manager Components

State Database and State Database Replicas

RAID-1 Volumes (Mirrors)

RAID-0 Volumes (Concatenations)

Example of RAID-1 Volume Disk Layout

10.  Creating RAID-1 Volumes (Mirrors) During Installation (Planning)



Example of RAID-1 Volume Disk Layout

The following figure shows a RAID-1 volume that duplicates the root file system (/) over two physical disks. State database replicas (metadbs) are placed on both disks.

Figure 9-2 RAID-1 Volume Disk Layout

The context describes the illustration.

Figure 9-2 shows a system with the following configuration.

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