Install the RAID Expansion Module
- Orient the RAID expansion module into position over the slot, with the rubber press
point side closest to the lever.
- Slide one side of the RAID expansion module under the plastic lip in
the module holder.
- Lower the other side of the RAID expansion module down, and then press
on the rubber press point to seat the module into the slot.
The lever should lower itself down into position when the module is fully
- Install the main module back into the server.
See Install the Main Module.
- Determine if you originally had RAID volumes set up on your server before
you replaced the RAID expansion module.
- If you did not originally have RAID volumes set up on your server,
you do not have to perform any other procedures in this topic.
- If you did have RAID volumes set up on your server, continue to
Step 6 to activate those RAID volumes again after replacing the RAID expansion module.
- Disable auto-boot in OBP and enter the OBP environment after you have powered
the server back on.
- At the Oracle OBP prompt, use the show-devs command to list the device
paths on the server:
You can also use the devalias command to locate device paths specific to
- Use the select command to choose the RAID expansion module that you just
ok select rem
where rem is either the full device path name (such as /pci@700/pci@1/pci@0/pci@0/@0) or the
alias name (such as scsi1).
- List all connected logical RAID volumes to determine which volumes are in an
- For every RAID volume that is listed as inactive, enter the following command
to activate those volumes:
ok inactive-volume activate-volume
where inactive-volume is the name of the RAID volume that you are activating.
Note - For more information on configuring hardware RAID on the server, refer to the
SPARC T3 Series Servers Administration Guide.