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Solaris 10 VTOC weirdness on EMC Clariion Array

I was doing some Solaris 10 8/07 testing with EMC Clariion CX4-960 array. One of the tests was to dynamically grow LUN. Until now, I have been doing this on HP EVA array. It was pretty straight forward: Grow the LUN on the array itself On the server use type subcommand of the format utility […]

Posted on July 19, 2010 at 10:33 by somedude · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: clariion, mpxio, multipathing, san, solaris, solaris tips, storage

Disabling MPxIO for onboard disks

I was configuring MPxIO on Sun Fire V490. After issuing stmsboot -e command and rebooting the server, internal disks were under MPxIO’s control. This was not something I wanted and I needed to disable it. In order to do so I had to edit /kernel/drv/fp.conf file and tell Solaris not to enable MPxIO on internal […]

Posted on September 1, 2008 at 19:36 by somedude · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: fibre channel, mpxio, san, solaris, solaris tips, storage, sun hardware