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  9. 6.1.3 Active/Hot Removal Workflow of the PCI Expansion Unit

6.1.3 Active/Hot Removal Workflow of the PCI Expansion Unit


6.1.3 Active/Hot Removal Workflow of the PCI Expansion Unit
Table 6-3 shows the workflow for active/hot removal of a PCI expansion unit.
Table 6-3  Active/Hot Removal Procedure of a PCI Expansion Unit
Work Order Task Reference
1 Checking the operating condition of the system "9.2.1  Checking the Operation Status of Physical Partitions and Logical Domains"
2 Checking the usage status of the PCIe cards mounted in the PCI expansion unit to be removed "9.2.2  Checking the Assignment Status of I/O Devices"
3 Releasing the I/O resources assigned to the PCIe cards mounted in the PCI expansion unit to be removed "9.3  Releasing I/O Resources From a Logical Domain"
4 Confirming that you can release the PCI expansion unit to be removed "9.2.2  Checking the Assignment Status of I/O Devices"
5 Releasing the link card connected to the PCI expansion unit to be removed, from the system "9.4  Enabling the Removal of Hardware"
6 Checking the operating condition of the physical partition and logical domains (*1) "9.2.1  Checking the Operation Status of Physical Partitions and Logical Domains"
7 Saving logical domain configuration information "9.1.1  Saving Logical Domain Configuration Information"
8 Switching the mode switch on the OPNL to Service "2.3.2  OPNL Control Function"
9 Releasing the PCI expansion unit to be removed and the link card "11.3  Removing a Link Cable" in the PCI Expansion Unit for Fujitsu SPARC M12 and Fujitsu M10/SPARC M10 Service Manual
10 Removing the PCICS in which the link card is mounted from the SPARC M12-2/M12-2S "12.3.1  Enabling the Removal of a PCIe Card"
11 Removing the link card from the PCICS "12.3.2  Removing a PCIe Card or PCIe Card Filler"
12 Installing a PCIe card filler in the PCICS from which the link card was removed, and installing the PCICS in the SPARC M12-2/M12-2S "12.4.1  Installing a PCIe Card or PCIe Card Filler"
13 Switching the mode switch on the OPNL to Locked "2.3.2  OPNL Control Function"
*1 Reassign I/O resources to logical domains as required. For details, see "Chapter 3  Operations for Domain Configuration" in the Fujitsu SPARC M12 and Fujitsu M10/SPARC M10 Domain Configuration Guide.