Logical Domains 1.3 Release Notes

Logical Domain Variable Persistence

Variable updates persist across a reboot, but not across a powercycle, unless the variable updates are either initiated from OpenBoot firmware on the control domain or followed by saving the configuration to the SC.

In this context, it is important to note that a reboot of the control domain could initiate a powercycle of the system:

LDom variables for a domain can be specified using any of the following methods:

The goal is that, variable updates that are made by using any of these methods always persist across reboots of the domain. The variable updates also always reflect in any subsequent logical domain configurations that were saved to the SC.

In LDoms 1.3 software, there are a few cases where variable updates do not persist as expected:

If you are concerned about Logical Domains variable changes, do one of the following:

The following Bug IDs have been filed to resolve these issues: 6520041, 6540368, 6540937, and 6590259.