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SPARC Enterprise M4000/M5000/M8000/M9000 Servers Dynamic Reconfiguration (DR) User’s Guide

Dynamic Reconfiguration (DR) User's Guide




1. Overview of Dynamic Reconfiguration

1.1 DR

1.2 Basic DR Functions

1.2.1 Adding a System Board

1.2.2 Deleting a System Board

1.2.3 Moving a System Board

1.2.4 Replacing a System Board

1.3 Security

1.4 Overview of DR User Interfaces

2. What You Must Know Before Using DR

2.1 System Configuration

2.1.1 System Board Components CPU Memory I/O Device

2.1.2 System Board Configuration Requirements

2.1.3 System Board Pool Function

2.1.4 Checklists for System Configuration

2.1.5 Reservation of Domain Configuration Changes

2.2 Conditions and Settings Using XSCF

2.2.1 Conditions Using XSCF

2.2.2 Settings Using XSCF Configuration Policy Option Floating Board Option Omit-memory Option Omit-I/O Option

2.3 Conditions and Settings Using Oracle Solaris OS

2.3.1 I/O and Software Requirements

2.3.2 Settings of Kernel Cage Memory

2.3.3 Setting of Oracle Solaris Service Management Facility (SMF)

2.4 Status Management

2.4.1 Domain Status

2.4.2 System Board Status

2.4.3 Flow of DR Processing Flowchart: Adding a System Board Flowchart: Deleting a System Board Flowchart: Moving a System Board Flowchart: Replacing System Board

2.5 Operation Management

2.5.1 I/O Device Management

2.5.2 Swap Area Swap Area at System Board Addition Swap Area at System Board Deletion

2.5.3 Real-time Processes

2.5.4 Memory Mirror Mode

2.5.5 Capacity on Demand (COD)

2.5.6 XSCF Failover

2.5.7 Kernel Memory Board Deletion

2.5.8 Deletion of Board with CD-RW/DVD-RW Drive

2.5.9 SPARC64 VII+, SPARC64 VII, and SPARC64 VI Processors and CPU Operational Modes CPU Operational Modes

3. DR User Interface

3.1 How To Use the DR User Interface

3.1.1 Displaying Domain Information

3.1.2 Displaying Domain Status

3.1.3 Displaying System Board Information

3.1.4 Displaying Device Information

3.1.5 Displaying System Board Configuration Information

3.1.6 Adding a System Board

3.1.7 Deleting a System Board

3.1.8 Moving a System Board

3.1.9 Replacing a System Board

3.1.10 Reserving a Domain Configuration Change

3.2 Command Reference

3.3 XSCF Web

3.4 RCM Script

4. Practical Examples of DR

4.1 Flow of DR Operation

4.1.1 Flow: Adding a System Board

4.1.2 Flow: Deleting a System Board

4.1.3 Flow: Moving a System Board

4.1.4 Flow: Replacing a System Board

4.2 Example: Adding a System Board

4.3 Example: Deleting a System Board

4.4 Example: Moving a System Board

4.5 Examples: Replacing a System Board

4.5.1 Example: Replacing a Uni-XSB System Board

4.5.2 Example: Replacing a Quad-XSB System Board

4.6 Examples: Reserving Domain Configuration Changes

4.6.1 Example: Reserving a System Board Add

4.6.2 Example: Reserving a System Board Delete

4.6.3 Example: Reserving a System Board Move

A. Message Meaning and Handling

A.1 Oracle Solaris OS Messages

A.1.1 Transition Messages

A.1.2 PANIC Messages

A.1.3 Warning Messages

A.2 Command Messages

A.2.1 addboard

A.2.2 deleteboard

A.2.3 moveboard

A.2.4 setdcl

A.2.5 setupfru

A.2.6 showdevices

B. Example: Confirm Swap Space Size