The Sun StorEdge 3000 Family RAID Controller Firmware Migration Guide provides steps for using and troubleshooting the s3kdlres (Sun StorEdge 3000 Download and Restore) script, which automates the migration from RAID controller version 3.xx to version 4.15 or later only on Solaris, Linux, and Microsoft Windows operating systems. A manual firmware migration procedure for HP-UX and IBM AIX operating systems is also provided.

Read These First

Before you begin following the procedures described in this guide, familiarize yourself with the following documents as they contain information needed to perform the firmware migration.

How This Book Is Organized

This book covers the following topics:

Chapter 1 lists the system prerequisites and requirements that must be met before you begin the firmware migration process using the s3kdlres script. It also describes script behavior and limitations.

Chapter 2 provides steps you need to follow before you run the s3kdlres script and the steps to run the script.

Chapter 3 lists and describes possible error messages, likely causes, and resolutions.

Appendix A provides the manual procedure for performing a controller firmware migration on HP-UX and IBM AIX operating systems.

Appendix B describes how to reference the s3kdlres man page and describes the s3kdlres syntax and options.


Using UNIX Commands

This document does not contain information on basic UNIX® commands and procedures such as shutting down the system, booting the system, and configuring devices. Refer to the following for this information:

Shell Prompts



C shell


C shell superuser


Bourne shell and Korn shell


Bourne shell and Korn shell superuser


Typographic Conventions





The names of commands, files, and directories; on-screen computer output

Edit your.login.login file.

Use ls -a to list all files.

% You have mail.


What you type, when contrasted with on-screen computer output

% su



Book titles, new words or terms, words to be emphasized. Replace command-line variables with real names or values.

Read Chapter 6 in the User's Guide.

These are called class options.

You must be superuser to do this.

To delete a file, type rm filename.

Accessing Sun Documentation

All Sun StorEdge 3000 family documentation is available online in both PDF and HTML format at the following location:

You can view, print, or purchase a broad selection of Sun documentation at:


Contacting Sun Technical Support

For late-breaking news and troubleshooting tips, review the Release Notes for your array located in the appropriate directory:

If you have technical questions about this product that are not answered in the documentation, go to:

To initiate or check on a USA-only service request, contact Sun support at:


To obtain international technical support, contact the sales office of each country at:


508 Accessibility Features

The Sun StorEdge documentation is available in Section 508-compliant HTML files that can be used with assistive technology programs for visually impaired personnel. These files are provided on the Documentation CD for your product as well as on the web sites identified in the section "Accessing Sun Documentation" on page ix. Additionally, the software and firmware applications provide keyboard navigation and shortcuts, which are documented in the user's guides.

Sun Welcomes Your Comments

Sun is interested in improving its documentation and welcomes your comments and suggestions. You can submit your comments by going to:

Please include the title and part number of your document with your feedback:

Sun StorEdge 3000 Family RAID Controller Firmware Migration Guide, part number 819-6573-11.


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