Symantec Enabled Arrays - Array Support Library for SUN LSI variant arrays (SUN 6130,SUN6140, SUN6540, SUN2540 and Flexline 200/300 series) In Active-Passive Concurrent mode on Veritas Volume Manager (tm) 5.0 for Solaris sparc

Article:TECH61135  |  Created: 2008-01-23  |  Updated: 2009-01-23  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH61135
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Symantec Enabled Arrays - Array Support Library for SUN LSI variant arrays (SUN 6130,SUN6140, SUN6540, SUN2540 and Flexline 200/300 series) In Active-Passive Concurrent mode on Veritas Volume Manager (tm) 5.0 for Solaris sparc

Solution



This TechFile provides information on the Array Support Library (ASL) for SUN 6130,SUN6140, SUN6540, SUN2540 and Flexline 200/300 series arrays (A/P-C) on Veritas Volume Manager (tm) 5.0 for Solaris sparc
For general information about ASLs, see TechNote http://support.veritas.com/docs/249446 

Package name: VRTSLSIasl
Package Description: LSI MultiVID Array Support Library
Package version: 1.0,REV=05.19.2008.20.23
Supported versions of Veritas Volume Manager: 5.0
Supported Arrays: SUN 6130,SUN6140, SUN6540, SUN2540 and Flexline 200/300 series

Note: This array must be appropriately configured for dynamic multipathing (DMP) to be claimed correctly by the ASL. See the array vendor's documentation for more information.

ASL Installation Instructions:
Before adding any ASL package, ensure Veritas Volume Manager is installed and enabled:
# vxdctl mode
mode: enabled

NOTE:
Before installing this ASL package, Please remove any external ASL packages that are installed on this system for SUN 2540, SUN 6130, SUN 6140, SUN 6540, STK 6540 and Flexline 200/300 series. Please refer to following example to remove VRTSSTK2540 and VRTSSTKasl.

# pkginfo | egrep "VRTSST2540|VRTSSTKasl" | awk '{ print $2 }'
Then use "pkgrm" to remove the above packages


1. At the bottom of this TechFile, click on Download Now to download the ASL package in /tmp/asl
# mkdir /tmp/asl

2. After downloading VRTSLSI-MultiVID-5.0_asl_SunOS_2.10_v2_latest_305139.tar.Z, verify the cksum of the file
# cksum VRTSLSI-MultiVID-5.0_asl_SunOS_2.10_v2_latest_305139.tar.Z
3338153479      16091   VRTSLSI-MultiVID-5.0_asl_SunOS_2.10_v2_latest_305139.tar.Z

3. Uncompress the file:
# zcat VRTSLSI-MultiVID-5.0_asl_SunOS_2.10_v2_latest_305139.tar.Z | tar xvf -

4. Install the ASL using pkgadd
# cd /tmp/asl
# pkgadd -d . VRTSLSIasl

5. Verify pkginfo:
# pkginfo -l VRTSLSIasl
  PKGINST:  VRTSLSIasl
     NAME:  LSI MultiVID Array Support Library
 CATEGORY:  system
     ARCH:  sparc
  VERSION:  1.0,REV=05.19.2008.20.23
  BASEDIR:  /etc/vx
   VENDOR:  VERITAS Software
     DESC:  LSI MultiVID Array Support library
   PSTAMP:  VERSION-1.0:8-January-1999
 INSTDATE:  Jun 23 2008 15:35
  HOTLINE:  800-342-0652
    EMAIL:  support@veritas.com
   STATUS:  completely installed
    FILES:        5 installed pathnames
                  3 shared pathnames
                  3 directories
                  2 executables
                 39 blocks used (approx)

6. After executing vxdctl enable and vxconfigd -k, verify the output of the vxddladm listsupport command, as follows:
# vxddladm listsupport libname=libvxlsiall.so
ATTR_NAME            ATTR_VALUE
=======================================================================
LIBNAME              libvxlsiall.so
VID                  IBM, SUN, STK
                    SGI, LSI, ENGENIO
ARRAY_TYPE           A/P-C, A/PF-LSI
ARRAY_NAME           DS4300-, DS4100-, FAStT500-
                    FAStT200, DS4500-, DS4400
                    IBM-FAStT, DS4800-, DS4700-
                    DS5100, DS3400, DS3200
                    DS3300, SUN6130-, SUN6140-
                    SUN6540-, ST2540-, SUN2510-
                    SUN2530-, SUN2530-, ST6580-
                    STK-ARRAY, D280, D220
                    D240, D178, FLEXLINE
                    Sun 6540, LSI-, TP9300-
                    TP9400-, TP9500-, TP9700-
                    IS500-, IS4600-, ENGENIO-

# vxddladm listversion libname=libvxlsiall.so
libvxlsiall.so has version string: vm-5.0-rev-2. VXVM version: 5.0





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