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Dynamic Root Disk Administrator's Guide: HP-UX 11i v2, HP-UX 11i v3


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HP Part Number: 5992-4873

Edition: 1.0

Published: September 2008

Table of Contents

About This Guide
Intended Audience
Publishing History
Locating This Guide
Guide Organization
Typographic Conventions
Related Information
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1 About Dynamic Root Disk
Conceptual Overview
Commands Overview
Downloading and Installing Dynamic Root Disk
2 Cloning the Active System Image
The Active System Image
Locating Disks
Locating Disks on HP-UX 11i v2 Systems
Locating Disks on HP-UX 11i v3 Integrity Systems
Choosing a Target Disk
Using Other Utilities to Determine Disk Availability
Using DRD for Limited Disk Availability Checks
Using drd clone to Analyze Disk Size
Creating the Clone
3 Maintaining Software on the Cloned Image
DRD-Safe Commands and Packages
Managing Patches with drd runcmd
DRD-Safe Patches and the drd_unsafe_patch_list File
Patches with Special Installation Instructions
Managing Products with drd runcmd
Special Considerations for Firmware Patches
Restrictions on sw* Commands Invoked by drd runcmd
Viewing Logs
4  Accessing the Inactive System Image
Mounting the Inactive System Image
Performing Administrative Tasks on the Inactive System Image
Unmounting the Inactive System Image
5 Activating the Inactive System Image
Preparing the Inactive System Image to Activate Later
Undoing Activation of the Inactive System Image
6 Rehosting and Unrehosting Systems
Rehosting Overview
Rehosting Examples
Unrehosting Overview
7 Troubleshooting DRD
A DRD Commands
DRD Command Syntax
The drd activate Command
The drd clone Command
The drd deactivate Command
The drd mount Command
The drd rehost Command
The drd runcmd Command
The drd status Command
The drd umount Command
The drd unrehost Command
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