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RE: RE: [dm-devel] qlogic failover



v7.0.02 or higher driver has the setup necessary to support that storage once failover is enabled.  But, I suggest you go though HP to get the released and supported driver.  

> -----Original Message-----
> From: gfbarros ualr edu [mailto:gfbarros ualr edu]
> Sent: Tuesday, June 15, 2004 1:00 PM
> To: device-mapper development
> Cc: Duane Grigsby; Andrew Vasquez
> Subject: Re: RE: [dm-devel] qlogic failover
> 
> 
> And let me guess, hp strips the failover code out of their 
> version of the firmware? :)
> 
> im having some trouble finding documentation on where to set 
> the failover stuff up. we have a pair of the HP HSV100's as 
> Patrick mentioned, so im hoping things will work as expected. 
> Is there documentation on all this somewhere that im 
> overlooking? otherwise, would either of you mind letting me 
> know how to go about this?
> 
> thanks,
> -guil
> 
> 
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Duane Grigsby <duane grigsby qlogic com>
> Date: Tuesday, June 15, 2004 1:37 pm
> Subject: RE: [dm-devel] qlogic failover
> 
> > Actually, it works both ways. For a vendor+model match, we will 
> > issue the notify specified in the devtbl (i.e. 
> > FO_NOTIFY_TYPE_SPINUP) or if a global notify is specified we will 
> > issue it for any device when a failover occurs, so it does allow 
> > you to mix arrays as long as you don't specify the global notify 
> > parameter. 
> > 
> > Duane
> > 
> > > -----Original Message-----
> > > From: dm-devel-bounces redhat com 
> > > [mailto:dm-devel-bounces redhat com]On
> > > Behalf Of Patrick Mansfield
> > > Sent: Tuesday, June 15, 2004 11:09 AM
> > > To: device-mapper development
> > > Cc: Andrew Vasquez
> > > Subject: Re: [dm-devel] qlogic failover
> > > 
> > > 
> > > On Mon, Jun 14, 2004 at 01:42:59PM -0500, Guilherme Barros wrote:
> > > > is the qlogic failover setup in their driver aware of 
> > > having to start 
> > > > controllers showing ghost paths if the master one fails?
> > > 
> > > > let me try that one again. say controller A is showing actual 
> > paths 
> > > > (sda, sdc), and controller B is showing ghost paths (sdb, sdd). 
> > say 
> > > > controller A dies... does the qlogic driver with failover 
> > > know that it 
> > > > needs to activate controller B ?
> > > 
> > > Is these the COMPAQ HSV and MSA devices that need the spinup?
> > > 
> > > The qlogic driver conditionally sends a spinup for the
> > > FO_NOTIFY_TYPE_SPINUP. AFAICT it is all or nothing since it 
> > > is based on
> > > the global variable qla_fo_params.FailoverNotifyType, so mixing 
> > arrays> where some require spinup and some don't could break it.
> > > 
> > > # grep FO_NOTIFY_TYPE_SPINUP *.[hc]
> > > qla_cfg.c:      } else if (qla_fo_params.FailoverNotifyType ==
> > > FO_NOTIFY_TYPE_SPINUP ||
> > > qla_cfg.c:                      old_lp->fcport->notify_type ==
> > > FO_NOTIFY_TYPE_SPINUP ){
> > > qla_devtbl.h:   {"COMPAQ", "MSA1000", 2, FO_NOTIFY_TYPE_SPINUP, 
> > > qla_devtbl.h:   {"COMPAQ", "HSV110 (C)COMPAQ", 4, 
> > > FO_NOTIFY_TYPE_SPINUP,   
> > > qla_devtbl.h:   {"HP", "HSV100", 4, FO_NOTIFY_TYPE_SPINUP,   
> > > qla_fo.c:       if (qla_fo_params.FailoverNotifyType ==
> > > FO_NOTIFY_TYPE_SPINUP ||
> > > qla_fo.c:               new_lp->fcport->notify_type ==
> > > FO_NOTIFY_TYPE_SPINUP ) {
> > > qlfo.h:#define FO_NOTIFY_TYPE_SPINUP                  5
> > > qlfo.h:#define FO_NOTIFY_TYPE_DEF                
> > FO_NOTIFY_TYPE_SPINUP> qlfolimits.h:#define FO_NOTIFY_TYPE_SPINUP   
> >                 5
> > > 
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