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Re: [dm-devel] [PATCH RFC] replace dm hw handlers with scsi handlers



On Wed, 2006-10-18 at 16:33 +0200, Hannes Reinecke wrote:
> Hi Mike,
> 
> On Tue, Oct 17, 2006 at 10:37:05AM +0200, Christophe Varoqui wrote:
> > Le samedi 14 octobre 2006 à 09:09 -0400, Mike Christie a écrit :
> > > Christophe V, I was wondering what is the vendor/module info for your
> > > box? We have a MSA1000 VOLUME/COMPAQ here, but START_STOP does not
> > > work.
> > > I mean if I send the command it always executes successfully, but the
> > > device does not failover (READ/WRITEs fail). I tried just running
> > > sg_start and this runs ok but READ/WRITE still fail, so I hacked up
> > > scsi_debug to simulate my testing. 
> > 
> > It was a HSG80 based array, namely a HP EMA8000.
> > I do not have access to this hardware anymore.
> > 
> 
> Hmm. Finally I got a MSA1000 here, too (Thanks, HP!). dm_hp_sw seems
> to work properly there. Note that according to the HP qla2xxx sources
> the MSA1000 might take some time to actually do the switchover.
> Appearently they return NOT_READY / UNIT_ATTENTION and some weird status
> in byte 12 & 13 of the sense buffer (!). So please check the sense code
> if there is anything untoward.
> Oh, and you can check whether the failover really occured by using
> the management console; 'show this_controller' and 'show other_controller'
> will tell you which one's active.
> Drop me a mail if you got further questions. 
> 
> Apart from this: good work!
> 

Hannes - did you run mike's code from his git tree or something else?

I'm confused by your reference to "dm_hp_sw".

Thanks.


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