Solaris Volume Manager Administration Guide

Using Large Volumes

All Solaris Volume Manager commands work with large volumes. No syntax differences or special tasks are required to take advantage of large volume support. Thus, system administrators who are familiar with Solaris Volume Manager can immediately work with Solaris Volume Manager large volumes.

Tip –

If you create large volumes, then later determine that you need to use Solaris Volume Manager under previous releases of Solaris or that you need to run under the 32-bit Solaris 9 4/03 or later kernel, you will need to remove the large volumes. Use the metaclear command under the 64-bit kernel to remove the large volumes from your Solaris Volume Manager configuration before rebooting under previous Solaris release or under a 32-bit kernel.