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configuring the Npar and Vpar

 
gany59
Regular Advisor

configuring the Npar and Vpar

Hi to all..
How to configure the Npar and Vpar in a HP intergerity superdome. is there any diffrence between the npar&vpar configuration for the pa-risc and itanium ?.

Pls help me out regarding this...
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Torsten.
Acclaimed Contributor

Re: configuring the Npar and Vpar

No, it works the same way.

Hope this helps!
Regards
Torsten.

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melvyn burnard
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Re: configuring the Npar and Vpar

yes, there is a difference
With the Integrity servers you must remember to change the "hardware boot mode" to npars or vpars, depending upon which you want it to boot as.
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Basheer_2
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Re: configuring the Npar and Vpar

How to configure nPar and vPar.

nPar is Node Partition, provides electrical isolation ( Like an independant server)

Cell based ( only certain combinations are allowed)

Cmds
gui parmgr

parcreate
parstatus
parmodify
parremove


vPar - you select
- quantity of CPU
- quantity of RAM
- Specific LBA's

use vparcreate to configure a vPar

other cmds
vparboot
vparmodify
vparstatus
vparremove
vparenv
vparefuiutil - integrity onle

diffs

PA-RISC

automatically booting the vPars monitor

mkboot -a "hpux /stand/vpmon -a " boot disk
shutdown -ry now

Integrity
mkboot -a "boot vpmon -a" boot disk
vparefiutil -u
vparenv -m vPars
shutdown -ry now