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Sun StorEdge 3310 SCSI Array Release Notes

Sun Microsystems, Inc. www.sun.com

Part No. 816-7292-23 November 2004, Revision A Submit comments about this document at: http://www.sun.com/hwdocs/feedback

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Contents

New Features in This Release Released Documentation 2

1

Supported Operating Systems and Software

3 4 5

Supported Connection Methods and Host Adapters Supported Sun Platforms and Connection Methods Supported Cabinets 7 8

Supported Disk Drives Supported Cables 9

Software Support for JBODs

10

Configuring Sun Fire V60x, V65x Servers to Support JBODs (Linux and Windows) 11 Modifications for Sun Fire V60x, V65x Systems Running Red Hat AS 2.1 or 3.0 Modifications for Sun Fire V440 Systems Bootability 13 13 14 14 12 12

Required Patches

Installing Required Solaris Patches

To Download and Install the Solaris Recommended Patch Cluster 15 16

Installing Controller Firmware Patches

To Determine Your Current Controller Firmware Version To Download the Firmware Patch 16

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Downloading and Installing Updated Sun StorEdge 3000 Family Software

17

To Download and Install the Updated Software

17 18

Downloading the VERITAS Volume Manager Array Support Libraries

To Download the ASL 19

18

Documentation Corrections

Driver .CONF File Example Corrected Drive Capacity Statement Corrected Known Issues 20 26 27

19 19

Fixed Software Bugs

Sun StorEdge 3000 Family EOL Items

iv

Sun StorEdge 3310 SCSI Array Release Notes November 2004

Sun StorEdge 3310 SCSI Array Release NotesRead these release notes before attempting to install or use the Sun StorEdge 3310 SCSI array.

New Features in This ReleaseThe following features and products are now available in this release:

The Sun StorEdge CLI 1.6.2 software has been provided for bug fixes and can be used with all Sun StorEdge 3000 family arrays. For a listing of fixed bugs, refer to Fixed Software Bugs on page 26. Refer to the Sun StorEdge 3000 Family CLI 1.6 Users Guide for detailed information about commands and options. Firmware patch 113722-07, containing controller firmware version 3.25W and SAF-TE firmware version 1167, is now available. See Installing Controller Firmware Patches on page 15 for more information. Updated translated manuals are now available on all Sun StorEdge 3000 Family product web sites. Updated translated software is available on the Sun Download Center.

1

Released DocumentationThese release notes supplement the documents shown in the following table.TABLE 1 Title

Sun StorEdge 3310 SCSI Array DocumentationPart Number

Sun StorEdge 3000 Family Installation, Operation, and Service Manual for the Sun StorEdge 3310 SCSI Array Sun StorEdge 3000 Family Best Practices Manual for the Sun StorEdge 3310 SCSI Array Sun StorEdge 3000 Family FRU Installation Guide Sun StorEdge 3000 Family Rack Installation Guide for 2U Arrays1

816-7290 816-7293 816-7326 817-3629 817-3711 817-3764 817-3337 817-3338 817-4951 816-7930

Sun StorEdge 3000 Family RAID Firmware 3.25 and 3.27 Users Guide Sun StorEdge 3000 Family Software Installation Manual Sun StorEdge 3000 Family Configuration Service 1.5 Users Guide Sun StorEdge 3000 Family Diagnostic Reporter 1.5 Users Guide Sun StorEdge 3000 Family CLI 1.6 Users Guide Sun StorEdge 3000 Family Safety, Regulatory, and Compliance Manual

1 This manual includes instructions for the universal rack kit. To obtain the rack kit guide for older rackmount kits, refer to Sun StorEdge 3000 Family EOL Items on page 27.

You can download the documents listed in the preceding table from either of the following locations: http://www.sun.com/products-n-solutions/hardware/docs/ Network_Storage_Solutions/Workgroup/3310 or http://docs.sun.com/db/coll/3310SCSIarray

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Sun StorEdge 3310 SCSI Array Release Notes November 2004

Supported Operating Systems and SoftwareThe supported operating systems are:

Solaris 8 and 9 operating systems Solaris 9 OS x86 Platform Edition (9 04/04) Red Hat Linux AS 2.1 and 3.0 Microsoft Windows NT Server 4.0, Windows 2000 Advanced Server, and Windows 2003 Server operating systems IBM AIX 4.3.3 and 5.1L operating systems HP-UX 11.0 and 11i operating systems Novell Netware 5.1 and 6.5

The supported software includes:

Sun StorEdge 3000 Family Configuration Service 1.5 Sun StorEdge 3000 Family Diagnostic Reporter 1.5 Sun StorEdge 3000 Family CLI 1.6.2 Sun Cluster 3.0 and 3.1 software Sun StorEdge Diagnostic Automated Diagnostic Environment 2.3 (with appropriate patch) The Sun StorEdge Diagnostic Automated Diagnostic Environment 2.3 utility is currently being updated to support the Sun StorEdge 3310 SCSI array. When the update is completed, the SUNWstade 116720-06 patch will be required for RAID arrays, and the SUNWstade 116720-07 patch will be required for the JBOD arrays.

Solstice DiskSuite 4.2.1 or greater (for the Solaris 8 operating system) Solaris Volume Manager (for the Solaris 9 operating system and above) VERITAS Volume Manager 3.5 and 4.0 ASL. See Downloading the VERITAS Volume Manager Array Support Libraries on page 18 for how to obtain the Array Software Library (ASL) that enables the VERITAS software to work with the Sun StorEdge 3310 SCSI array. Sun StorEdge Performance Suite (with Sun StorEdge QFS software) Sun StorEdge Availability Suite Sun StorEdge Utilization Suite (with Sun StorEdge SAM-FS software)

Sun StorEdge 3310 SCSI Array Release Notes

3

Supported Connection Methods and Host AdaptersThe Sun StorEdge 3310 array can be connected to a host in one of two ways:

By means of a supported host adapter By means of a single-ended SCSI controller embedded in a supported host

Refer to TABLE 2 for the list of supported host adapters and connections.TABLE 2

Supported Host Adapters and ConnectionsHost Adapter Part Number

Operating System

Solaris operating system Solaris operating