HCL for Oracle Solaris 11
||BladeCenter LS42 (7902)
||Solaris Premier Subscription available on Certified Systems
|Runs on OS Versions:
||Oracle Solaris 11 11/11 to Oracle Solaris 11.1 Reported to Work
Oracle Solaris 10 05/08 to Oracle Solaris 10 1/13 Certified
||AMD Opteron 6 Core 4 x 2.6GHz
|Num Cores (per CPU):
||Patch 137112-04 tested for Solaris 10 5/08 release.
Firmware Maker and Version
|IBM -[L8E157AUS-1.05]- 09/21/2009
||For Solaris 10 5/08 release,download "bnx" driver for Broadcom BCM5709S Gigabit Ethernet device from:
(May not apply to all OS Revisions. Please refer to 'General Notes')
||This system went through new certification with Solaris 10 10/09.
System has Four AMD Opteron CPU's with 6 Cores each @ 2.6GHz.
There are no external driver requirements for Solaris 10 10/09 installs.
There is no patch requirement for Solaris 10 10/09.
System's Bios version is L8E157AUS-1.05- 09/21/2009
System is certified with a RAID 1 configuration in BCH chassis.
This system is tested with the following network adapters:
IBM 39R8624 (Network Controller)
IBM 39Y9310 (Network Controller)
The Broadcom BCM5709S network install of Solaris 10 5/08 needs both pre-install and post-install workarounds to overcome bnx driver support issues and blade hang issues.These workarounds are summarized below. For detailed instructions on how to install the system, see:
1) The pre-install workaround involves patching the miniroot with patch 137112-04 and add a new bnx driver version 4.4.3(BRCMbnx). Before installing the new bnx driver, remove the old one with 'rem_drv bnx' command.
2) Add -kd to the grub menu.
During the network boot when the system goes to kmdb prompt type in the following:
3) The post-install workaround is to add patch 137112-04 , package BRCMbnx v4.4.3, and add "set pcie:pcie_error_disable_flag=1" to /etc/system to make the fix permanent after the install but before the system is rebooted.
||Sun Microsystems, Inc.
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