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Creating a Flash Archive Recovery (FLAR) Image

This article provides simple instructions to create a Flash Archive image that can be loaded onto the target system to recover from a failed drive.

Solaris reconfiguration boot

During a reconfiguration restart, a device hierarchy is created in the /devices file system to represent the devices connected to the system.

Scanning for new luns

This is a short article on how to rescan newly added luns in Solaris, Linux, AIX and HP-UX operating systems.

Reloading st.conf without rebooting

To make an updated /kernel/drv/st.conf file active, it is necessary to reload the st (SCSI Tape) kernel module

Detecting disks under Solaris

Ever needed to get Solaris to detect disks; the method depends on the version of Solaris. This article provides a how to