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Does Solaris 2.6 work with Sun's Sparcstorage Array software?
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Found the following newsgroup article that suggest that it does:

Thomas Weeks wrote:
>
> Hi all...
>
> Hey... We have an old Sparc10 running Solaris 2.3 with a SparcStorage
> Array with V1.0 of its software.  Now I know that I could could probably
> take the time and do a piecemeal upgrade from 2.3->2.4 then take the SSA
> software up a step and keep doing this all the way until 2.6... but
> simply.. this is a pain and a waste of time.
>
> Does anyone know if I can upgrade both the OS (Solaris 2.3->2.6) and then
> the SSA software (1.0->?) all in one (or two) fail swoops?
>
> PLEASE email me with any such information...  I could find nothing on Sun
> Solve.
>
> Thomas Weeks Thomas.Weeks@mirage.brooks.af.mil
> Sys. Eng.
> GTE/Brooks AFB

You can go to 2.6 Solaris and 2.4 of the Volume Manager.  The Volume
Manager 2.4 CD has an upgrade_start and upgrade_finish command, which
you run before and after your 2.6 upgrade to save your vm config and
restore it.  Upgrade the firmware on your SSA to the latest.
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