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Oracle Solaris 11.1 Administration: SAN Configuration and Multipathing     Oracle Solaris 11.1 Information Library
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1.  Solaris I/0 Multipathing Overview

2.  Fibre Channel Multipathing Configuration Overview

3.  Configuring Solaris I/O Multipathing Features

4.  Administering Multipathing Devices

5.  Configuring Fabric-Connected Devices

6.  Configuring Solaris iSCSI Initiators

7.  Configuring Virtual Fibre Channel Ports

8.  Configuring FCoE Ports

9.  Configuring SAS Domains

10.  Configuring IPFC SAN Devices

11.  Booting the Oracle Solaris OS From Fibre Channel Devices on x86 Based Systems

Oracle Solaris OS Setup Requirements

Oracle Solaris OS Installation Overview

Oracle Solaris OS Installation Procedure

How to Install the Oracle Solaris OS

How to Perform a DVD or Network-Based OS Installation

12.  Persistent Binding for Tape Devices

A.  Manual Configuration for Fabric-Connected Devices

B.  Supported FC-HBA API

C.  Troubleshooting Multipathed Device Problems


Chapter 11

Booting the Oracle Solaris OS From Fibre Channel Devices on x86 Based Systems

This chapter describes how to manually install the Oracle Solaris OS that includes the Solaris multipathing I/O features with 2-Gbit and 4-Gbit Fibre Channel (FC) HBA drivers on x86 based systems. You can select Fibre Channel (FC) devices to boot from in the disk selection portion of Solaris installation program.

The following topics are covered: