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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