Adding a configuration backup
A configuration backup virtual disk contains a database of
backup information to help the system recover following a
disk error. The configuration backup virtual disk is also
referred to as a configuration database virtual disk.
Virtual Disk Manager,
create a configuration backup:
The configuration backup is visible in the
Virtual Disk Manager
as a virtual disk of the type database. To
examine the contents of the database, select Examine
Contents from the Database menu.
Select New from the Database menu.
Select Yes to include a dktab piece.
If required, add a number of
pieces at this point and click on OK to continue
to allocate disk space for the disk pieces.
Allocate pieces for the database, as for any other virtual
disk, and create the configuration backup.
To modify a configuration backup,
from the Database menu in the
Virtual Disk Manager.
(The New item is not
available if a database exists on the system).
Mirroring boot, swap, and root onto virtual disks
Creating nested virtual disks
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SCO OpenServer Release 5.0.7 -- 11 February 2003