Solaris Volume Manager Administration Guide

ProcedureHow to Check the Status of a Soft Partition

Before You Begin

Read the Configuration Guidelines for Soft Partitions.


    Use one of the following methods to check the status of a soft partition:

    • From the Enhanced Storage tool within the Solaris Management Console, open the Volumes node. Choose the soft partition that you want to monitor. Then, choose Action⇒Properties. Follow the onscreen instructions . For more information, see the online help.

    • To view the existing configuration, use the following form of the metastat command:

      # metastat soft-partition

      Specifies the name of the partition you want to check.

Example 13–3 Checking the Status of a Soft Partition

In the following example, the status of soft partition d1 is checked. This soft partition includes two extents and is built on the RAID-1 volume d100.

# metastat d1
d1: soft partition 
    component:  d100 
    state: OKAY 
    size:  42674285 blocks 
             Extent              Start Block                Block Count 
             0                          10234                   40674285 
             1                       89377263                    2000000 
d100: Mirror 
    Submirror 0: d10 
    State: OKAY 
    Read option: roundrobin (default) 
    Write option: parallel (default) 
    Size: 426742857 blocks 

d10: Submirror of d100 
    State:  OKAY 
    Hot spare pool: hsp002 
    Size: 426742857 blocks 
    Stripe 0: (interlace: 32 blocks) 
        Device              Start Block  Dbase State        Hot Spare 
        c3t3d0s0                  0             No    Okay