How to Identify and Remove a Failed Internal Disk in Sun Fire V480, V490 Under MPxIO Control

(Doc ID 2017748.1)

Last updated on JUNE 24, 2016

Applies to:

Sun Fire V490 Server - Version All Versions to All Versions [Release All Releases]
Sun Fire V480 Server - Version All Versions to All Versions [Release All Releases]
Oracle Solaris on SPARC (64-bit)

Symptoms

A V480 or V490 disk configured in Multipathing Software - MPxIO has failed

Changes

  In this environment, the X6727A 375-3030 Crystal+ [ PCI to FC-AL adapter ] has been used for connectivity to an internal disk backplane which provides redundant data paths to the internal disks.

  V480, V490 is a very simple implementation with 2 disks on a single Backplane. 

  With the Crystal+ card installed, the internal disks can be accessed by 2 paths either the internal controller or through an optional second path from a PCI card which ensures a high redundancy. 

  Internal Controller Path:

   Reference: SPARC Platforms: Matrix of Recognized Device Paths (Doc ID 1005907.1)

Cause

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