Installing HP-UX on multiple vPARs from ilo VMedia (312 Views)
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Super Advisor
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Registered: ‎02-07-2007
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Installing HP-UX on multiple vPARs from ilo VMedia

 Hi,

 

i am installing HP-UX (11.31) on my vPAR (v6.0) through the VSP (physical server) ILO Virtual Media.

Whenever the process request for the 2nd installation DVD and i try to disconnect the DVD(1) to reconnect for DVD(2), the installation does not proceed againg. It gives I/O errors. When i execute IOSCAN through the VSP HP-UX, there is no "CLAIMED", rather there is "NO-HW" (NO HARDWARE) at the Virtual Media hardware path, mainwhile the DVD (2) remains reconnected with even green light at the ILO VMedia level.

 

Please help! I have about 20 vPARs on which i have to install HP-UX.

 

Thanks.

Yaboto. 

HP Pro
Posts: 115
Registered: ‎09-12-2011
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Re: Installing HP-UX on multiple vPARs from ilo VMedia

Installing over vMedia is not flexible anyway, how would you install things in parallel?

Make a dd copy of the media to a file and install from that. Or setup Ignite server if you do not have one and upload the media there and install over network from the server.

 

Hopefully you are not installing vPar V6.00 (which is some 5 versions behind the latest and greatest)

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Registered: ‎04-27-2010
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Re: Installing HP-UX on multiple vPARs from ilo VMedia

Hi,

 

It is not supporting, but still you want to install multiple vPars you may use Ignite server it is easy.

 

Follow these quick step,

 

Ignite ux server configuration

 

Modify

/etc/opt/ignite/inslt_boottab   }   set up temporary ip address for boot clients 

 

Setup tftp & instl_bootd services in /etc/inetd.conf

Change tftp line changed

Inslt_boots line changed

 

#Inetd -c

 

Verify tftp user

Pwget –n tftp

 

Setup /etc/exports or  /etc/dfs/dfstab

Used SAM TUI

 

#exportfs –a

#showmount –e } if shows nothing enable nfs server using SAM

 

Touch /etc/dfs/sharetab 

 

Ignite settings and ignite parameters

 

#inslt_adm –d > /tmp/instl.cfg

 

#vi /tmp/instl.cfg

 

Done following changers

 

#inslt_adm –f /tmp/instl.cfg

 

#inslt_adm –d  to verify the applied settings

 

#/opt/ignite/bin/make_depots…………

copy bundles

 

#/opt/ignite/bin/make_config…………………

make config

 

#/opt/ignite/bin/manage_index –n…..-c

#/opt/ignite/bin/manage_index –a –f….. –c….

 

Configure system as a ignite server

#/opt/ignite/lbin/setup_server  -n

Verify following files

/var/opt/ignite/data/Rel_B.11.31/core_cfg …

 

/var/opt/ignite/INDEX

/etc/dms/dfstab

 

Restart NFS server

 

Add lanMAC address of clients

 

Modify

/etc/bootptab …..

 

#Inetd –c

 

Then boot the client and create boot loadr

 

/var/opt/ignite/INDEX }Unwanted closers comment

/etc/bootptab }Unwanted closers comment

 

Specify the depot correct path in

/etc/dfstab

 

Done

 

 

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