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lif on hp ux itanium platform

 
xianjun_1
Advisor

lif on hp ux itanium platform

hello.
if I use lifls on hp ux in itanium platform, the following will as below. As I know, this kind of system use EFI for booting, EFI have a bootstrap program hpux.efi. so ISL, HPUX here listed by lifls will be useless on itanium. am I right? thanks.


lifls -l /dev/rdisk/disk11_p2
volume ISL10 data size 7984 directory size 8 09/10/13 17:12:26
filename type start size implement created
===============================================================
ISL -12800 584 242 0 09/10/13 17:12:26
AUTO -12289 832 1 0 09/10/13 17:12:26
HPUX -12928 840 1024 0 09/10/13 17:12:26
PAD -12290 1864 1468 0 09/10/13 17:12:26
LABEL BIN 3336 8 0 09/11/24 09:38:32
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Re: lif on hp ux itanium platform

>listed by lifls will be useless on Integrity. am I right?

It sure seems like it:
# lifls -l /dev/rdsk/c0t0d0s2
volume ISL10 data size 7984 directory size 8 07/01/10 17:13:32

efi_ls -d /dev/rdsk/c0t0d0s1 EFI
FileName Last Modified Size
HPUX/ 4/ 7/2008 0
...
smatador
Honored Contributor

Re: lif on hp ux itanium platform

Hi,
I don't understand your question; do you mean as I suppose, if ISL is useless on Itanium could I remove it ? In fact I have the same wondering :)

Re: lif on hp ux itanium platform

Only the EFI Part is different for Itanium compared to Parisc in terms of booting.
But EFI will definitely look for AUTO and HPUX from the LIF volume.
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