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Re: [dm-devel] rdac mode on SLES10SP1



Tore Anderson wrote:
> * Kirill Cherkashin
> 
>> Could you advise me on next matter.
>> We have DS4800 connected to SLES10&9. At the moment we're using 'native'
>> IBM  rdac driver but we're going to soon jump to Linux mpio.
>> According to Novell's support site in SP1(with kernel 2.6.16)  MPIO
>> would be supported by in rdac mode.
>>
>>
>> However, here I found  that it should happened only with 2.6.23 kernel.
> 
>   The RDAC hardware handler is included (in a usable form) in the
>  kernel.org kernels starting from 2.6.23-rc4, if I recall correctly.
> 
>   I assume SuSE has simply backported it to their 2.6.16 kernel.  I know
>  Red Hat has done the same for RHEL5.1, at least.
> 
This is the case. RDAC mode work with SP1.

Occasionally documentation is correct :-)

Cheers,

Hannes
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