First step : shutdown your Solaris guest machine

Solaris shutdown























Solaris add resources














Add new resources

solaris edit new resources






















A disk drive

solaris new drive


















A virtual drive

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Define the disk size

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Connected to the SCSI bus

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And finish

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Now, restart your solaris guest machine, launch “format” command, and you will see the new drive :

root@solaris:~# format
Searching for disks…done
0. c2t0d0 <VMware-Virtual disk-1.0-128.00GB>
1. c2t1d0 <VMware-Virtual disk-1.0 cyl 2608 alt 2 hd 255 sec 63>

Let’s go on withing “format” command

format> fdisk
No fdisk table exists. The default partition for the disk is:

a 100% “SOLARIS System” partition

Type “y” to accept the default partition, otherwise type “n” to edit the
partition table.
format> save
Saving new disk and partition definitions
Enter file name[“./format.dat”]:
format> quit


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