At the release of this document, the following list shows the minimum operating system version support for use with your Sun Blade Storage Module M2. Later versions of these operating systems might also be supported, for an up-to-date list refer to Supported Operating Systems in Sun Blade Storage Module M2 Product Notes.
Oracle Solaris 10 OS 10/09 (64–bit only) with the latest patches to support your server's REM.
For SPARC systems using the Sun Storage 6Gb SAS REM HBA (SGX-SAS6-REM-Z), you need to install the following patch versions (or later): 142259-03, 143523-04, 141870-03.
For x86 systems using the Sun Storage 6Gb SAS REM HBA (SGX-SAS6-REM-Z), you need to install the following patch version (or later): 142901–13, 141871-03.
Note - To obtain the latest patches for the Solaris OS, go to http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/systems/software-stacks/stacks/index.html
Oracle Enterprise Linux 5.4, 5.5, 5.6, 6.0, 6.1 (64–bit only)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.4, 5.5, 5.6, 6.0, 6.1 (64–bit only)
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP4 (64–bit only, with or without Xen)
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 (64–bit only, with or without Xen)
Microsoft Windows Server 2008 (32 and 64–bit), R2 and R2 SP1 (64–bit only)
VMware ESX/ESXi 4.0 U1
VMware ESX/ESXi 4.1 U1
Note - Additional drivers might be required for SAS-2 REM and dual path support. For more information on configuring your OS for dual path support, refer to the documentation for your server module's REM.