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SUN: E10K DR Problem/Resolution


Standard disclaimer:  use the information that follows at your own risk.  If you screw up a system, don't blame it on me...



 

If dynamic reconfiguration isn't working, there are a number of things to check:

Is dr-max-mem enabled in OBP (=1 for Solaris 2.6; check the text for Solaris 2.5)

Ensure that dr shows up in /etc/name_to_major once and only once.

Ensure that dr shows up in /etc/name_to_major once and only once.

Execute modinfo and look for the dr driver. Execute modload /platform/sun4u1/kernel/drv/dr if it's not there.

Ensure all appropriate patches are installed.

Check if /devices/pseudo/dr@0:0 exists. If not, execute drvconfig -i dr to create it.

Ensure that /dev/dr exists and is linked to /devices/pseudo/dr@0:0