Volumes on a bootable VxVM root disk have the following configuration restrictions:
dumpvol(if present). The names of the volumes for other file systems on the root disk are generated by appending
volto the name of their mount point under
swapvolvolumes must have the special volume usage types
simpleare suitable for use as VxVM root disks, root disk mirrors, or as hot-relocation spares for such disks. An auto-configured
cdsdiskformat disk, which supports the Cross-platform Data Sharing (CDS) feature, cannot be used. The
vxrootmircommands automatically configure a suitable disk type on the physical disks that you specify are to be used as VxVM root disks and mirrors.
In addition, the size of the private region for disks in a VxVM boot disk group is limited to 1MB, rather than the usual default value of 32MB. This restriction is necessary to allow the boot loader to find the
/stand file system during Maintenance Mode Boot.