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Installation Steps for BaseLVM bundle:

Note: In the following examples, yymm refers to the year and month of the release in the phrase B.11.31.yymm. Insert the release you want.  

 

  1. Login as root. 
  2. Download the BaseLVM_B.11.31.yymm.depot file, and move it to the /tmpdirectory. 
  3. Verify the file has downloaded correctly using swlist:

swlist -d -s /tmp/BaseLVM_B.11.31.yymm.depot
# Initializing...
# Contacting target "localhost"...
# Target: localhost:/tmp/BaseLVM_B.11.31.yymm.depot
#
#
# Bundle(s):
BaseLVM    B.11.31.yymm    Logical Volume Manager

  1. Run the following swinstall command to install the product:

    swinstall -x autoreboot=true -s /tmp/BaseLVM_B.11.31.yymm.depotBaseLVM

Note: BaseLVM contains kernel filesets. Therefore, using swinstall to install the product causes a system reboot after installation is complete.

  1. After system reboot, verify the version of BaseLVM with the following command:

    swlist | grep BaseLVM

    The following output is displayed:

    BaseLVM    B.11.31.yymm    Logical Volume Manager 
  2. Verify the installation of BaseLVM by running the swverify command:

    swverify BaseLVM

 

Reverting Back to a Previous Version of BaseLVM

Do not attempt to remove BaseLVM with swremove. To revert to a previous version ofBaseLVM, you must reinstall it as follows:

  1. Login as root. 
  2. Copy the BaseLVM version you want, either from the LVM webpage or from the media that was used to install your system, to /tmp/BaseLVM_B.11.31.depot. 
  3. Run swinstall to return to a previous version of the product.

 

  1. Verify the installation of BaseLVM by running the swverify command:

    swverify BaseLVM

swinstall -x allow_downdate=true \
      -x autoreboot=true \
      -s /tmp/BaseLVM_B.11.31.depot BaseLVM

Note: BaseLVM contains kernel filesets. Therefore, using swinstall to install the product causes a system reboot after reinstallation is complete.

 

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