If you are currently using one of the Solaris releases below and would like to upgrade to Solaris 7, follow the instructions in this section.
Solaris 2.4 Hardware 11/94
Solaris 2.4 Hardware 3/95
Solaris 2.5.1 Hardware: 8/97
Solaris 2.5.1 Hardware 11/97
Solaris 2.6 Hardware: 3/98
Solaris 2.6 Hardware: 5/98
If you are currently running disk management software on your system, do not follow these instructions or you may lose the data on your disks. Refer to your disk management software documentation for instructions.
Type su to become superuser.
Back up the data on your system.
Refer to the System Administration Guide, Volume I for information.
Stop all processes (database or other applications) that are accessing SPARCstorage Array disks except /, swap, /usr, and /opt.
Insert the Solaris 7 CD into the CD-ROM drive, and upgrade your system to Solaris 7.
Refer to Chapter 1, "Installing Software from the Solaris CD" and the SPARC: Installing Solaris Software manual for more information.
Do not select the system to reboot at the end of the Solaris installation setup.
# ssaadm display controller
Firmware Rev 3.12
# ssaadm download -f /usr/lib/firmware/ssa/ssafirmware controller
# /usr/sbin/init 0
If you downloaded new firmware, press the SYS OK button on the back of the SPARCstorage Array(s) to reset.
Before booting your system, wait for the SPARCstorage Array to complete POST.