ACSLS 8.x - Running the Script Will Remove All "forceload: drv" Entries From The /etc/system File Causing System to Potentially Hang on Reboot

(Doc ID 1673772.1)

Last updated on MAY 19, 2014

Applies to:

Sun StorageTek Auto Cartridge Sys Lib SW (ACSLS) - Version 8.0 to 8.3 [Release 8.0]
Information in this document applies to any platform.


When ACSLS 8.x is removed from a system via the script, the ACSLS "preremove" script is invoked and removes all "forceload: drv" driver entries in the /etc/system file by design.

In one example EMC powerpath was installed on the ACSLS server, and EMC storage was provisioned for /export/home and /export/backup.

EMC Powerpath requires the following forceloads in the /etc/system file:

forceload: drv/emcpsf
forceload: drv/sd
forceload: drv/emcp

After running the script to remove ACSLS, these forceloads were removed from the /etc/system file and the system hung at boot.


Ran  the ACSLS script


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