Upgrading the SMW Base Operating System From SLES 11 SP1 to SLES 11 SP2

S-0021-20 - Dec 2012

Provides the procedures to upgrade the Cray System Management Workstation (SMW) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 Service Pack 1 (SLES 11 SP1) base operating system to the SLES 11 Service Pack 2 (SLES 11 SP2) base operating system.

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Upgrading the SMW Base Operating System From SLES 11 SP1 to SLES 11 SP2
    1.1  Before You Start
    1.2  Back Up Your Current Software
    1.3  Shut Down the Cray System
    1.4  Turn Off the Running Daemons
    1.5  Back Up and Modify /etc/fstab File Systems
    1.6  Ensure that /boot/grub/menu.lst Is Not Utilizing By-path Device Names
    1.7  Ensure that /boot/grub/device.map Is Not Utilizing By-path Device Names
    1.8  For Desk-side SMWs Only
    1.8.1  Modifying the Desk-side SMW Ethernet udev Rules
    1.8.2  Configuring the Desk-side SMW for SLES 11 SP2 Video Drivers
    1.9  Upgrade the SMW Base Operating System to SLES 11 SP2
    1.10  Re-enable the Disabled File Systems with New Device Mount Points
    1.11  Back Up Your Newly-installed Software
Rack-mount SMW Running SLES 11 SP1: Creating a Bootable Backup Drive
Rack-mount SMW Running SLES 11 SP2: Creating a Bootable Backup Drive
Desk-side SMW: Creating a Bootable Backup Drive

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S-0021-10 Aug 2012 Knowledge Base 1.0