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Some or all internal disks in SPARC T3 / T4 Servers may not show up in "# format" or "ok> probe-scsi-all" (Doc ID 1471121.1)

Last updated on MAY 08, 2019

Applies to:

SPARC T4-1 - Version All Versions and later
SPARC T3-1 - Version All Versions and later
SPARC T4-2 - Version All Versions and later
Sun Storage 6Gb SAS PCIe HBA, 8 Port - Version Not Applicable and later
SPARC T3-2 - Version All Versions and later
Oracle Solaris on SPARC (64-bit)
Checked for relevance on 14-Jan-2014


Common Symptoms are:

- Cannot see any or more than one disk in "# format" or "ok> probe-scsi-all" although more than one physical disk is installed
- No error messages are generated by the Operating System and "probe-scsi-all"
- OBP command "ok> show-disks" displays path to disks with "LSI,mrsas" in it, example:





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In this Document
 The physical disks connected to 8-Port 6Gbps SAS-2 RAID HBA need to be configured.

Available pcli commands
 Steps to create a single logical drive

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