RE: asm disks

Gopal,

Does it still make sense to create a 1 meg partition with linux?

If I did this, than /sda1 would be 1 meg and unused and I would create
the asm disk with /dev/sda2 correct?

Thanks
Randy


> Subject: Re: asm disks
> 
> Randy,
> 
> Was discussing this with Scott (Heisey) over the weekend and Scott
> mentioned that 1MB offset is mandatory for Solaris and HP-UX as the OS
> writes the VTOC in the first extent. Linux doesn't have the VTOC .
> 
> -Gopal
> 
> 
> 
> 
>       Currently when I am creating an ASM disk, I present the entire
disk
> /dev/sdc to ASM, but I recall reading somewhere, that it might be a
good
> idea to first create a 1 meg partition on the disk and then give the
rest
> /dev/sdc2 to ASM.  Has anyone else heard of this or done this?
> 
> 
> 
>       Randy

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