Formatting a disk
1. Check /var/adm/messages for device id, disk type, size, etc. 2. Enter format device_id e.g. format sd2 3. at prompt format> type 4. Select type or select other and enter appropriate info (if it doesn't appear as type, can enter details in /etc/format.dat and it will appear in future) 5. To prompt format> partition 6. change partition details as required (N.B. replying print to prompt gives current details) 7. when complete, at prompt partition> label 8. prtvtoc /dev/rdsk/device to check 9. newfs /dev/rdsk/device
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