SPARC Legacy Systems Requires Firmware Update to Boot Oracle Solaris 113 Some

Sparc legacy systems requires firmware update to boot

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SPARC: Legacy Systems Requires Firmware Update to Boot Oracle Solaris 11.3 Some SPARC systems require a firmware update in order to boot Oracle Solaris 11.3. You must install the latest available versions for optimal performance, security, and stability. On systems that have not been updated, the following error message might be displayed when the system is booted: os-io Cross trap sync timeout: Workaround: You need to verify whether the systems have the minimum required firmware version. Update your affected SPARC system's firmware to the version listed in Table 2 before you install the Oracle Solaris 11.3 OS. For information about firmware versions of different Oracle systems, refer to Firmware Downloads and Release History for Oracle Systems ( http: //- 138416.html ) . The following table describes the minimum firmware level required for affected SPARC systems when running Oracle Solaris 11.3.
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Installation Considerations Chapter 1 • Before You Begin 13 TABLE 2 Firmware Levels Required for SPARC Systems SPARC Platform Firmware Revision Patch T2000 6.7.11 139434-08 T1000 6.7.11 139435-08 Netra T2000 6.7.11 139436-07 Netra CP3060 6.7.11 None T6300 6.7.11 139438–08 T5120/T5220 7.4.9 147307-01 T6320 7.4.9 147308-01 Netra T5220 7.4.9 147309-01 Netra CP3260 7.4.9 None T5140/T5240 7.4.9 147310-01 T5440 7.4.9 147311-01 T6340 7.4.9 147312-01 Netra T5440 7.4.9 147313-01 Netra T6340 7.4.9 147314-01 T3-1 8.3.11 147315-02 T3-2 8.3.11 147316-02 T3-4 8.3.11 147317-02 T3-1B 8.3.11 147318-02 Netra T3-1 8.3.11 147319-02 Netra T3-1B 8.3.11 147320-01 M3000 1102 12573531 M4000 1102 12573537 M5000 1102 12573539 M8000 1102 12573543 M9000 1102 12573546 Note that T4, T5, M5, and M6 systems were released with firmware versions to boot Oracle Solaris 11.3. However, the firmware needs to be updated if Oracle Solaris Kernel Zones support is required. For information about hardware and software requirements for kernel zones, see “Hardware and Software Requirements for Oracle Solaris Kernel Zones” in Creating and Using Oracle Solaris Kernel Zones .
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Installation Considerations 14 Oracle Solaris 11.3 Release Notes • January 2016 Oracle VM Server for SPARC: WAN Boot During an Automated Install of Guest Domains Is Slower on Older System Firmware Users of the SPARC T-Series servers from Oracle might experience a slow WAN boot during an automated installation of a guest domain if they are running an older version of the system firmware. You need to install the latest available versions for optimal performance, security, and stability. Workaround: Use the following table to determine the level of firmware that is required for the named platforms. In general, for System Firmware 8. x , you must at least have version 8.3.11 or greater and for System Firmware 7. x , you must at least have version 7.4.9 or greater. Platforms Firmware Version Netra SPARC T3-1 Netra SPARC T3-1B Sun SPARC T3-1 Sun SPARC T3-2 Sun SPARC T3-4 Sun SPARC T3-1B System Firmware version 8.3.11 or greater Sun SPARC T4-1 Sun SPARC T4-1B Sun SPARC T4-2 Sun SPARC T4-4 System Firmware version 8.8.1 or greater Sun SPARC T5-1B System Firmware version 9.4.2e or greater Sun SPARC Enterprise T5120 Sun SPARC Enterprise T5140 Sun SPARC Enterprise T5220 Sun SPARC Enterprise T5240 Sun SPARC Enterprise T5440 Sun Blade T6320 - Sun Blade T6340 System Firmware version 7.4.9 or greater
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