Oracle® Solaris 11.2 Release Notes

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Updated: May 2015

MPxIO Support for Toshiba Internal SAS Hard Disk Drives Prevents Rollback to Any Older Version of Oracle Solaris (15824482)

Starting with Oracle Solaris 11.2, Solaris multipathing supports Toshiba hard disk drives with the following product IDs:

  • AL13SEB600

  • MBF2600RC

  • MK1001GRZB

  • MK2001GRZB

After updating to Oracle Solaris 11.2 and rebooting to the new boot environment, you cannot roll back to your older version of Oracle Solaris. The following error message is displayed:

root@smem10a:~# beadm activate S11U1SRU20B04-z_stress-2.10-1
Error while accessing "/dev/rdsk/c2t500003942823F352d0s0": 
No such file or directory
Unable to activate S11U1SRU20B04-z_stress-2.10-1.
Error installing boot files.

Workaround: Choose one of the following workarounds:

  • Roll back to the older version of Oracle Solaris by using Open Boot PROM (OBP) or GRand Unified Bootloader (GRUB).

  • Disable MPxIO configuration for the specific HBA port that is connected with the TOSHIBA disk. For more information about disabling MPxIO, see the stmsboot (1M) man page.