This techfile provides information about the Array Support Library (ASL) for HP XP128/1024 arrays (Active/Active) on Veritas Volume Manager (tm) 5.0MP1 or later for AIX 5.3. For general information about ASLs, refer to TechNote 249446 Package Name: VRTSHPXP1281024 Package Version: Supported versions of VERITAS Volume Manager (tm): 5.0MP1 and later Supported Arrays: HP XP 128/1024 ASL Installation Instructions 1. At the bottom of this TechFile, click Download Now to download the ASL package. Download the file VRTSHPXP1281024-SF5.0-AxRT-5.3-v1_290564.tar.Z into the /tmp directory and verify the cksum # cksum VRTSHPXP1281024-SF5.0-AxRT-5.3-v1_290564.tar.Z 558755078 15440 VRTSHPXP1281024-SF5.0-AxRT-5.3-v1_290564.tar.Z 2. Before adding any ASL package, make sure VERITAS Volume Manager is installed and enabled (the vxdctl mode command should return "enabled"): # vxdctl mode mode: enabled 3. To install the package, type: # cd /tmp # zcat VRTSHPXP1281024-SF5.0-AxRT-5.3-v1_290564.tar.Z | tar xvf - x VRTSHPXP1281024.bff, 51200 bytes, 100 tape blocks # installp -acX -d ./VRTSHPXP1281024.bff VRTSHPXP1281024 ...... ........ Installation Summary -------------------- Name Level Part Event Result ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- VRTSHPXP1281024 USR APPLY SUCCESS VRTSHPXP1281024 ROOT APPLY SUCCESS After the package is installed, you must run the vxdctl enable command to claim the disk array as an IBM SANVC Array: # vxdctl enable After running the vxdctl enable command, please verify the if the lslpp lists the ASL. # lslpp -l VRTSHPXP1281024 Fileset Level State Description ---------------------------------------------------------------------------- Path: /usr/lib/objrepos VRTSHPXP1281024 COMMITTED VERITAS Array Support Library (1.0) Path: /etc/objrepos VRTSHPXP1281024 COMMITTED VERITAS Array Support Library (1.0) Now you should see in the output of the vxddladm listsupport command: # vxddladm listsupport ATTR_NAME ATTR_VALUE ======================================================================= LIBNAME VID HP ARRAY_TYPE A/A ARRAY_NAME XP128, XP1024