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Ontap OS installation FAS2040



I am installing new FAS2040 with 2 diskshelf (dual Controller)

FSA2040 8x2TB disk

DiskShelf DS4243 24x2TB SATA

DiskShelf DS4243 12x600GB SAS

Ontap OS bydefault installed in DS4243 on SAS 600GB hdd.

i want OS to be installed 8x12 disk, how to configure that?

in one controller use 4th option to configure os  (Clean configuration and initialize all disks), but second controller i am not able to installed os, controller is rebooting.

Please choose one of the following:

(1) Normal Boot.
(2) Boot without /etc/rc.
(3) Change password.
(4) Clean configuration, assign ownership and initialize disks for root volume.
(5) Maintenance mode boot.
(6) Update flash from backup config.
(7) Install new software first.
(8) Reboot node.
Selection (1-8)? 4

Zero disks, reset config and install a new file system?: y

This will erase all the data on the disks, are you sure?: y

Rebooting to finish wipeconfig request.
Skipped backing up /var file system to CF.
Uptime: 8m29s
System rebooting...


Starting AUTOBOOT press Ctrl-C to abort...
Loading X86/freebsd/image1/kernel:..0x200000/3325948 0x52d000/3131512 0x829878/434316 0x894000/675840 Entry at 0x0023b8f0
Loading X86/freebsd/image1/platform.ko:0x939000/410584 0x99e3d8/30564 0x9a5b3c/111700
Starting program at 0x0023b8f0
NetApp Data ONTAP 8.0.2 7-Mode
Copyright (C) 1992-2011 NetApp.
All rights reserved.
*                             *
* Press Ctrl-C for Boot Menu. *
*                             *
Wipe filer procedure requested.

(mtl_log): Layer=MTL_MODULE Severity=1: XHH_hob_open_hca: open hca for InfiniHost_III_Lx0 succeeded
Tue Apr 10 11:26:55 GMT [cf.nm.nicTransitionUp:info]: Interconnect link 0 is UP
Tue Apr 10 11:27:06 GMT [sas.initialization.failed:error]: Initialization failed on SAS adapter 0d.
nvmem2_dblade_initialization: nv_base=0x96800000, nv_size=0MB
Tue Apr 10 11:27:13 GMT [netif.linkUp:info]: Ethernet e0a: Link up.
Tue Apr 10 11:27:13 GMT [netif.linkUp:info]: Ethernet e0c: Link up.
Tue Apr 10 11:27:13 GMT [netif.linkUp:info]: Ethernet e0d: Link up.
Tue Apr 10 11:27:13 GMT [netif.linkUp:info]: Ethernet e0b: Link up.
Tue Apr 10 11:27:14 GMT [netif.linkDown:info]: Ethernet e0P: Link down, check cable.
Tue Apr 10 11:27:25 GMT [diskown.isEnabled:info]: software ownership has been enabled for this system
arp_rtrequest: bad gateway (!AF_LINadd host 127.0.1K)
0.1: gateway
Could assign only 0 out of the 3 disks required by the system to boot.
Tue Apr 10 11:27:29 GMT [shelf.config.spha:info]: System is using single path HA attached storage only.




You should move the existing root volume to an aggregate on 2TB disks:




I have FAS2040 with 2 controller and 1 DS4243 with SAS 300gb * 16 

FAS2040 is not having Internal Disk,  Need to install ONTAP 8.1 RC3 active / active config.

Please share the installation procedure.




From your myautosupport you can get a detailed procedure by selecting "upgrade advisor" where you specify current and new release you will upgrade to.



Thanks for your reply!!

I missed to mention. This is new box.  Yet to start the implementation.


There are install and upgrade PDF in the ontap docs. For a new install you don't have to worry about ndu but can still do it. I would setup the box on the default ontap. Then run the "software update xxxx" command to upgrade.

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