[rescue] V880 Question
jon at jonworld.com
Mon Feb 25 13:02:34 CST 2008
The other idea would be to add the SAN foundation kit to the miniroot/
On Feb 25, 2008, at 1:27 PM, Ahmed Ewing wrote:
> On Mon, Feb 25, 2008 at 12:39 PM, Mark Brown
> <sunrescue at marknmel.com> wrote:
>> I was wondering if anyone can spare a clue for me here? :-)
>> I have a V880 here on loan belonging to another department at
>> $WORK. I
>> wish to preserve all data on this system, as this is just a
>> temporary loan.
>> On this host there are 6 internal FC disks, and an A1000 on top
>> of the
>> host. Of course, the A1000 is differential SCSI.
>> So, I unplugged all the internal FC disks, and left the A1000
>> turned off.
>> I added a pci dual channel SUN LVD/SE board, and plugged a sun
>> in containing 10 x 36GB disks.
>> At the prom - I can do a: probe-scsi-all successfully. All good
>> When I "boot net -s", and type "format" I get - "No Disks Found". I
>> expect to see the 10 disks from the Multi-pack. (My mini root is
>> 9 - 0905 release)
> IIRC, the Dual LVD SCSI cards are not supported out of the box by
> Solaris 9 because their driver isn't bundled and available to be
> installed by default, even with the Entire distro plus OEM cluster.
> Solaris 10, on the other hand, does feature support for these with no
> other hoop-jumping necessary; booting your V880 from a Sol10 CD/DVD or
> netboot image should work ok.
> Try installing the driver packages to your netboot image using "pkgadd
> -R <relative root path>" then attempt the boot net -s again. Assuming
> we are in fact talking about the same piece of hardware (375-3057?)
> then it should be the following:
> The latest Sol9 driver patch (112706) is also recommended.
> Hope that helps,
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