Resizing the Root Volume on IBM System Storage N series

An IBM Redpaper publication

Published 10 July 2006

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IBM Form #: REDP-4179-00
(28 pages)

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Authors: Alex Osuna, Chrisanthy Carlane


In this IBM Redpaper we describe the default volume configurations for the IBM System Storage N3700 and the attributes associated with them. We also discuss alternatives for those customers with limited resources or smaller businesses and that need to maximize storage capacity.

The following topics are covered:
- Default disk configurations of IBM Storage System N Series products
- Options to modifying the root volume
- Risks and considerations when changing the configuration of the root volume

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N Series System Storage default configuration
Optimizing the root volume

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