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 Basic information
Release type: Hot Fix
Release date: 2009-07-13
OS update support: None
Technote: None
Documentation: None
Popularity: 294 viewed    0 downloaded
Download size: 41 MB
Checksum: 3817198621

 Applies to one or more of the following products:
Provisioning Manager 5.0 MP1 On Solaris 10 SPARC

 Obsolete patches, incompatibilities, superseded patches, or other requirements:

 Fixes the following incidents:

 Patch ID:

 Readme file  [Save As...]
Patch ID: OpForce5.0MP1+Eh1499408
Release Date: 13 Jul 2009
Synopsis: Support for SPARC Solaris 10 10/08 (U6).
Apply to Release: 5.0 MP1
Affected Architecture(s): sun4u
PAR ID(s): 5162
Also Includes: N/A
Conflicting Patches: None
Other Required Patches: None
Keywords: SPARC Solaris 10 10/08 (U6) Support

Rollback possible: Yes

Rollback Procedure: 
 Uninstall this patch using provided setup script as decribed below.


*** Note: 
1. This patch is to be installed on a Remote Boot Server
2. This patch provides the facility to provision Solaris 10 U6 targets from a Remote Boot server.
3. Solaris 10u6 AOS cannot be created on a Remote Boot Server.

  This is Enhancement patch addresses the following issues:
   - Support ActiveOS creation of SPARC Solaris 10 U6.
   - Live discovery and hardware discovery in Solaris 10 U6 fixed
   - ITAP Agent keeps restarting
   - Unable to find "/" file system.

Patch Installation Instructions:

To apply this patch on a Solaris OpForce Remote Boot Server:

  If you have already applied this patch once, backup the
  <product-dir>/patches/backup/OpForce5.0MP1+Eh1499408 directory is already
  present on your system then you can use it to rollback the patch, if needed.
  1. Create a patch directory, and extract:
  2. Change directory to the patch directory.
  3. Run ./

Patch Uninstallation Instructions:

To remove this patch from a Solaris OpForce Remote Boot Server:

  1. Create a patch directory, and extract:
  2. Change directory to the patch directory.
  3. Run ./ uninstall

Known Limitations/Issues:

Issue 1:
Solaris 10 10/08 (U6) is unsupported VPM server platform.
Due to this - Install packages/Patches in Solaris 10 10/08 (U6) ActiveOS is not supported.

Issue 2:
Ref: Sun Bug Id- 6441901, 6460493
On the Solaris 10 10/08 (U6) machine, manual steps are required to umount and delete the
lofi device which were created while performing the following opeartions:
  a- Create Solaris 10 10/08 (U6) ActiveOS tar file.
  b- Install Solaris 10 10/08 (U6) ActiveOS from mount point.

Linux VPM Server can not support Solaris 10 10/08 (U6) targets due to Sun's limitations
of Solaris 10 10/08 (U6) jumpstart using Linux server.

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