The multipathing feature for FC devices can be configured to control all Sun supported FC HBAs. Multipathing is disabled by default for FC devices on SPARC based systems, but is enabled by default on x86 based systems. Configuration of the multipathing software depends on how you intend to use your system.
The multipathing feature is not available for parallel SCSI devices but is available for FC disk devices. Multipathing is not supported on tape drives or libraries, or on IP over FC.
Before you configure third-party devices for multipathing, be aware of the following: