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Operating Systems Solaris Hardware Raid - LiveUpgrade Post 302452484 by jld on Friday 10th of September 2010 04:04:51 PM
Old 09-10-2010
I believe it is possible with hardware RAID. as long as you got enough space for the newbe than it will be no problem. Also you can rollback easily iff something goes wrong.

We use LiveUpgrade to patch our server, but only the server with ZFS. We had some nasty encounters with UFS.

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arcmsr(7D)							      Devices								arcmsr(7D)

arcmsr - SAS and SATA HBA driver for Areca Hardware Raid devices DESCRIPTION
The arcmsr host bus adapter driver is a SCSA-compliant nexus driver that supports Areca Technology SAS and SATA RAID devices. Supported SATA RAID cards: ARC-1110 pci17d3,1110 ARC-1120 pci17d3,1120 ARC-1130 pci17d3,1130 ARC-1160 pci17d3,1160 ARC-1170 pci17d3,1170 ARC-1201 pci17d3,1201 ARC-1210 pci17d3,1210 ARC-1220 pci17d3,1220 ARC-1230 pci17d3,1230 ARC-1260 pci17d3,1260 ARC-1270 pci17d3,1270 ARC-1280 pci17d3,1280 Supported SAS RAID cards: ARC-1380 pci17d3,1380 ARC-1381 pci17d3,1381 ARC-1680 pci17d3,1680 ARC-1681 pci17d3,1681 CONFIGURATION
There are no user configurable parameters available. Please configure your hardware through the host system BIOS. FILES
/kernel/drv/arcmsr 32-bit ELF kernel module. /kernel/drv/amd64/arcmsr 64-bit kernel module (x64 only). /kernel/drv/arcmsr.conf Driver configuration file (contains no user-configurable options). ATTRIBUTES
See attributes(5) for a description of the following attributes: +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ | ATTRIBUTE TYPE | ATTRIBUTE VALUE | +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ |Architecture |x86, x64 only | +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ |Availability |SUNWarcmsr | +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ SEE ALSO
prtconf(1M), attributes(5), scsi_hba_attach_setup(9F), scsi_sync_pkt(9F), scsi_transport(9F), scsi_inquiry(9S), scsi_device(9S), scsi_pkt(9S) Small Computer System Interface-2 (SCSI-2) --(Intel Corp IO processors provide the underlying RAID engine for the supported devices). SunOS 5.11 28 Feb 2008 arcmsr(7D)

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