Installation script commands such as autopart and clearpart require the use of disk device names.

Disk Device Names lists the supported disk device names.

Disk Device Names

Format

Examples

Description

MPX

mpx.vmhba0:C0:T0:L0

The vmkernel device name.

/dev/.+

/dev/sda, /dev/cciss/c0d0

Full device path in the service console.

sdX, cciss/cNdN

sda, cciss/c0d0

Shortened device path from the service console.