Solaris Volume Manager Administration Guide

Large Volume Support Limitations

Solaris Volume Manager only supports large volumes (greater than 1 Tbyte) on the Solaris 9 4/03 or later release when running a 64-bit kernel. Running a system with large volumes under 32-bit kernel on previous Solaris 9 releases will affect Solaris Volume Manager functionality. Specifically, note the following:

Caution – Caution –

Do not create large volumes if you expect to run the Solaris software with a 32-bit kernel or if you expect to use a version of the Solaris OS prior to the Solaris 9 4/03 release.