Sun Cluster Software Installation Guide for Solaris OS

SPARC: Setting Up a Root Disk Group Overview

For VxVM 4.0, the creation of a root disk group is optional. If you do not intend to create a root disk group, proceed to SPARC: How to Install VERITAS Volume Manager Software Only.

For VxVM 3.5 and earlier, each cluster node requires the creation of a root disk group after VxVM is installed. This disk group is used by VxVM to store configuration information, and has the following restrictions.

Sun Cluster software supports the following methods to configure the root disk group.

See your VxVM installation documentation for more information.

SPARC: Where to Go From Here

Install VxVM by using one of the following installation methods, depending on how you intend to create the root disk group.