Solstice DiskSuite 4.2.1 Reference Guide

Stripe Information Window

There are three ways to display the Stripe Information window shown in Figure 4-13:

Figure 4-13 Stripe Information Window


Table 4-8 lists the functionality associated with the regions of the Stripe Information window.

Table 4-8 Stripe Information Window Functionality



Device Name 

The metadevice name of the stripe, such as d5.


Description of the stripe's status. 


The size of the stripe. 

Interlace value region 

The default interlace value is 16 Kbytes. To change the interlace value, click the Custom button and type the value in the field. The menu button to the right of the field enables you to specify the units used. The values on the menu are Gbytes, Mbytes, Kbytes, and Sectors. The default is Kbytes. After the Custom field is complete, the Attach button is used to assign the interlace value to the stripe. After a stripe is committed, the interlace value cannot be changed.

Show Slices 

This toggle button enables you to turn on and off the slice manipulation region. The number of slices in the stripe are shown in parentheses on the button. 

Slice manipulation region 

The following functionality is available in this region: 

  • Scrolling List - Shows slices included in the stripe. The information in this region includes the name of the slice, size, number of state database replicas on the slice, and the status.

  • Enable - Enables the selected slices if they are disabled.

  • Remove - Removes the selected slices.

  • Slice - Specifies a new slice to be attached to the stripe or replaces the selected slice. If no slice is selected, the button is unavailable.

  • Attach - Attaches the slice specified in the Slice field to the stripe. This button is active only when a slice name is entered in the field.

  • Replace - Replaces the selected stripe with the slice entered in the Slice field. This button is active only when a slice name has been entered in the field and a slice is selected on the scrolling list.

  • Info - Displays the Slice Information window for the selected (highlighted) slice.