Supported partition devices

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You must know the different partition devices that are supported in SnapManager.

The following table provides partition information and how it can be enabled for different operating systems:

Operating system Single partition Multiple partition Non-partition devices File system or RAW devices

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5x

or

Oracle Enterprise Linux 5x

Yes

No

No

ext3*

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6x

or

Oracle Enterprise Linux 6x

Yes

No

No

ext3 or ext4*

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11

Yes

No

No

ext3*

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10

No

No

Yes

ext3***

*

For a non-MPIO environment, enter the following command:

sfdisk -uS -f -L -q /dev/ device_name

For an MPIO environment, enter the following commands:

  • sfdisk -uS -f -L -q /dev/ device_name

  • kpartx -a -p p /dev/mapper/ device_name

* * *

Not applicable.

For more information on the operating system versions supported, refer to the Interoperability Matrix.