Upgrading Veritas Foundation Suite 3.xx to Veritas 3.5 On Solaris 2.6

 

1.)      Install A5200 patches…

·          patchadd 105181-35

·          patchadd 105375-29

·          patchadd 110722-03

 

2.)      Install SUNWsan

·          pkgadd SUNWsan

·          patchadd 111847-07

 

3.)      run the "upgrade_start" script

 

4.)      reboot to single user mode

 

5.)      mount /opt

 

6.)      pkgrm of…

·          VRTSqio (might want to leave this on)

·          VRTSvxfs

·          VRTSvxvm

·          VRTSvmsa

·          VRTSvmdev

·          VRTSvmdoc

·          VRTSvmman

·          VRTSfsdoc

 

7.)      reboot to single user mode

 

8.)      pkgadds of…

·          VRTSvlic

·          VRTSvxvm

·          VRTSvxfs

·          VRTSvman

·          VRTSob

·          VRTSobgui

·          VRTSvmpro

·          VRTSfspro

 

9.)      Install remaining patches...

·          patchadd 112392-04

·          patchadd 113204-03

·          patchadd 113203-02

·          patchadd 113595-02

·          patchadd 113596-02

·          patchadd 113208-02

 

10.)   Add the following line to /etc/system in the Veritas section…

·          set kobj_map_space_len=0x200000

·          set rpcmod:svc_run_stksize=0x4000

These parameters are specific to 32bit kernel versions of Solaris.

 

11.)   run the "upgrade_finish" script

 

12.)   reboot -- -r

 

13.)   Add new license key(s) using /sbin/vxlicinst

 

Upgrading the Diskgroup & Filesystem Version on Foundation Suite 3.5

                                        

1.)      vxdg upgrade hubdb (the diskgroupname)

 

2.)      perform vxupgrade -n 5 /<filesystemname> on all filesystems