After adding a (presumably hot swapable) disk to a running Solaris server, to get the disk recognised by the OS, run the following:

  /usr/sbin/devfsadm

However, prior to Solaris 8 the procedure was slightly more complex:

 1. /usr/sbin/drvconfig - builds the /devices tree
 2. /usr/sbin/devlinks - creates the links between /dev and /devices
 3. /usr/sbin/disks - creates the dsk and rdsk entries in /dev (use /usr/
    sbin/tapes for tape devices)
 4. /usr/ucb/ucblinks - creates the SunOS 4.x to 5.x compatability linksSunOS
    4.x to 5.x compatability links

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