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Logical Domains (LDoms) 1.0.2 Release Notes



Logical Domains (LDoms) 1.0.2 Release Notes

Changes for This Release

Supported Platforms

Required, Recommended, and Optional Software and Required Patches

Required and Recommended Software

Domains Where Solaris OS Patches Are Required or Recommended To Be Installed

Required Solaris 10 11/06 OS Patches

Required Solaris 10 8/07 Patch

Required System Firmware Patches

Location of Patches

Additional Recommended Software

Optional Software

Location of Documentation

Supported Network Adapters

procedure iconsmall spaceTo Determine If a Network Adapter Is GLDv3-Compliant

OpenBoot Firmware Not Available After Solaris OS Has Started If Domaining Is Enabled

Cards Not Supported

Memory Size Requirements

Logical Domain Channels (LDCs) and Logical Domains

Software That Can Be Used With the Logical Domains Manager

System Controller Software That Interacts With Logical Domains Software

General Notes and Issues

System Controller and Service Processor Are Interchangeable Terms

Limited Number of Logical Domain Configurations Can Be Stored on the SC

Rebooting the Control Domain When Guest Domains are Running

Cleanly Shutting Down and Power Cycling a Logical Domains System

procedure iconsmall spaceTo Power Off a System With Multiple Active Domains

procedure iconsmall spaceTo Power Cycle the System

Memory Size Requested Might Be Different From Memory Allocated

Dynamic Reconfiguration of Virtual CPUs With Cryptographic Units

Split PCI Regresses in FMA Functionality From Non–Logical Domains Systems

Logical Domain Variable Persistence

Bugs Affecting Logical Domains 1.0.2 Software

Format Oddities and Core Dump When Using ZVOL (Bug ID 6363316)

Logical Domains Manager Can Erroneously Assign an Offline CPU to a Logical Domain (Bug ID 6431107)

Currently Cannot Install Guest Domains From DVDs (Bug ID 6434615)

Some format(1M) Command Options Do Not Work With Virtual Disks (Bug ID 6437722)

Virtual Disk Should Support Multihost Disk Control Operations (Bug ID 6437772)

Logical Domains Manager Should Validate Disk Paths and Network Devices (Bug ID 6447740)

Network Devices

One CPU Might Show 100% Utilization Under Heavy Network Loads (Bug ID 6492023)

Hang Can Occur With Guest OS in Simultaneous Operations (Bug ID 6497796)

Panic Message on the Control Domain When Syncing a Guest Domain (Bug ID 6501168)

The iostat(1M) Command Does Not Provide Meaningful I/O Statistics on Domain With Virtual Disks (Bug ID 6503157)

Behavior of the ldm stop-domain Command Needs to Be Improved in Some Cases (Bug ID 6506494)

Cannot Set Security Keys With Logical Domains Running (Bug ID 6510214)

The vntsd(1M) Command Needs to Validate the listen-to IP Address (Bug ID 6512526)

Virtual Disk Server Should Export Volumes as Full Disks (Bug ID 6514091)

The add-vnet Subcommand Allows a Virtual Network Device With the Same MAC Address as Another Logical Domain (Bug ID 6515615)

The intrstat Tool Is Not Supported for LDoms VIO Interrupts (Bug ID 6543601)

Certain ldm Subcommands Return Misleading Messages If One or More Arguments Are Missing (Bug IDs 6519049 and 6573220)

Logical Domains Manager Forgets Variable Changes After a Power Cycle (Bug ID 6520041)

Disks Managed by Veritas DMP Cannot Be Exported to Other Domains (Bug ID 6522993)

CPU DR Is Disabled For All Logical Domains That Have MAU Cryptographic Units Bound (Bug ID 6525647)

Disk Recovery Fails in a Service Domain When the Disk Device Is Actively Used as a Virtual Disk (Bug ID 6528156)

When Running Cluster Software, Selecting the ok Prompt Upon a Logical Domain Shutdown Can Cause a Panic (Bug ID 6528556)

procedure iconsmall spaceTo Force the Primary Domain to Stop at the ok Prompt

procedure iconsmall spaceTo Force All Other Domains to Stop at the ok Prompt

ZFS Volumes Need to Have the Same Version of Solaris Software Running on the Service Domain and the Guest Domain (Bug ID 6528974)

Page Retirement Does Not Persist in the Logical Domains Environment (Bug IDs 6531030 and 6531058)

Aggregated Network Devices Are Not Supported by the Virtual Switch (Bug ID 6531266)

Fault Manager Daemon (fmd) Does Not Correctly Recover From a Logical Domain Channel Reset (Bug ID 6533308)

Using the server-secure.driver With an NIS Enabled System, Whether or Not LDoms Is Enabled (Bug ID 6533696)

Network Performance Is Substantially Worse in a Logical Domain Guest Than in a Non-LDoms Configuration (Bug ID 6534438)

Logical Domain Time-of-Day Changes Do Not Persist Across a Power Cycle of the Host (Bug ID 6536572)

When the Logical Domains Manager is Running, OpenBoot PROM Variables Cannot be Modified by the eeprom(1M) Command (Bug ID 6540368)

Errors to Buses in a Split-PCI Configuration Might Not Get Logged (Bug ID 6542295)

Emulex-based Fibre Channel Host Adapters Not Supported in Split-PCI Configuration on Sun Fire T1000 Servers (Bug ID 6544004)

Starting and Stopping SunVTS Multiple Times Can Cause Host Console to Become Unusable (Bug ID 6549382)

Infiniband PCI-X Card Lost if Primary Domain is Rebooted (Bug ID 6551861, 6552598, 6563713, 6589192 and 6625687)

Do Not Use Control-C From the prtdiag(1M) Command (Bug ID 6552999 and 6630571)

Do Not Specify a Virtual Switch Interface as a Network Device (Bug ID 6554177)

Virtual Network Interface Does Not Handle Memory Allocation Failure Properly (Bug ID 6556778)

Virtual Disks Created From Files Do Not Support EFI Labels (Bug ID 6558966)

Occasionally During a Solaris OS Reboot, You Can Receive an Unsuccessful Read or Write Message (Bug ID 6560890)

The prtdiag and prtpicl Utilities Do Not Work in Guest Domains (Bug ID 6563508)

procedure iconsmall spaceTo Disable the PRI Pseudo Driver

Under Certain Circumstances, Reverting to a Configuration Previously Saved on the SC Can Cause the Logical Domains Manager to Crash (Bug ID 6571091)

Virtual Disk Service Should Support Unformatted Disks (Bug ID 6575050)

Inconsistent Console Behavior When Not Using the Virtual Console (Bug ID 6581309)

Guest Domain Can Lose Connection to the Virtual Switch When the Service Domain is Rebooted (Bug ID 6581720)

SP setdate Command Changes the Solaris OS Date When Using Non-Default Logical Domain Configurations (Bug ID 6586305)

Do Not Use Non-Numeric Values for Port Numbers in ldm Commands (Bug ID 6590848)

Virtual Disk Server Prints File Lookup Error During Service Domain Boot (Bug ID 6591399)

Logical Domains Manager Does Not Retire Resources On Guest Domain After a Panic and Reboot (Bug ID 6591844)

Logical Domains Manager Accepts Multiple Entries of I/O Constraints (Bug ID 6591905)

Console Ports Dynamically Assigned When a Logical Domain Is Bound Become Hard Constraints If the Logical Domains Manager Subsequently Restarts (Bug ID 6596652)

XVR-200 Graphics Adapter On pci@7c0 Leaf Causes PCI-E Panic and Termination (Bug ID 6598882)

Guest Domain With More Than Four Virtual Networks on the Same Network Using DHCP Can Become Unresponsive (Bug ID 6603974)

The fmd Core Dumps On a Hardened, Single Strand Control Domain (Bug ID 6604253)

The set-vcpu Command Does Not Warn About MAUs Becoming Unreachable On Initial Reconfiguration (Bug ID 6609051)

The sun4v Channel Nexus Generates Invalid Interrupt Cookies (Bug ID 6616313)

Sun SPARC Enterprise T5120 Server Panics on Reboot (Bug ID 6620322)

Attempting to wanboot a Logical Domain Using a Solaris 10 8/07 OS Installation DVD Causes Hang (Bug ID 6624950)

LDoms Disk and Network Services Renamed After 1.0.1 to 1.0.2 Upgrade (Bug ID 6626770)

Logical Domains Manager Gets Fatal Error On Startup After File System Full Error (Bug ID 6628063)

The vldc_chpoll Command Returns ENOTACTIVE After an SC Reset (Bug ID 6629230)

The vxdmp Utility Does Not Correctly Export Disks (Bug ID 6637560)

Configuring 17 Virtual Networks on a Virtual Switch Causes Guest Domains Boot Panic (Bug ID 6639934)

Addition of Virtual Disk or Network Devices Under Delayed Reconfiguration Can Fail (Bug ID 6646690)

Core Dump at restore_bindings (Bug ID 6648291)

The set-vcpu Command Used in a Guest Domain During Delayed Reconfiguration Causes Termination (Bug ID 6651993)

The ldm panic-domain Command Returns Incorrect Error Message (Bug ID 6655083)

LDoms Multidomain Functionality Does Not Support SNMP 1.5.4 on Some Systems (Bug ID 6655981)

Simultaneous Net Installation of Multiple Domains Fails When In A Common Console Group (Bug ID 6656033)

Multiple Memory Configuration Changes Under Delayed Reconfiguration Causes Hypervisor Termination (Bug ID 6657785)

Hypervisor Does Not Generate ereport After Initial pciexrcl I/O Error (Bug ID 6657972)

Guest Loses Virtual Disk Services When Using a Configuration Saved During Delayed Reconfiguration (Bug ID 6659100)

Domains Stuck Initializing In OpenBoot Firmware After a no-free-memory Bind Failure (Bug ID 6661675)

LDoms Issue That Applies Only to Solaris 10 11/06 OS

Removing or Updating a Virtual Switch Can Cause Networking to Fail

LDoms Bugs Fixed for Solaris 10 8/07 OS




Bugs Fixed for LDoms 1.0.2

Fixed in Patch 127111-08