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Re: [linux-lvm] Lvm hangs on San fail



hellos

I spent more time on this and it seems since LVM cant write to any pv on
the  volumes it has lost, it cannot write the failure of the devices and
update the metadata on other PVs. So it hangs forever

Is this right?

> GoodMornings
>
> This is what I have on multipath.conf
>
> blacklist {
>         wwid SSun_VOL0_266DCF4A
>         wwid SSun_VOL0_5875CF4A
>         devnode "^(ram|raw|loop|fd|md|dm-|sr|scd|st)[0-9]*"
>         devnode "^hd[a-z]"
> }
> defaults {
>                 user_friendly_names             yes
> }
> devices {
>        device {
>                 vendor                          "HITACHI"
>                 product                         "OPEN-V"
>                 path_grouping_policy            group_by_node_name
>                 failback                        immediate
>                 no_path_retry                   fail
>        }
>        device {
>                 vendor                          "IET"
>                 product                         "VIRTUAL-DISK"
>                 path_checker                    tur
>                 path_grouping_policy            failover
>                 failback                        immediate
>                 no_path_retry                   fail
>        }
> }
>
> As an example this is one LUN. It shoes [features=0] so I'd say it should
> fail right way
>
> mpath-dc2-a (360060e8004f240000000f24000000502) dm-15 HITACHI,OPEN-V
> -SU
> [size=26G][features=0][hwhandler=0][rw]
> \_ round-robin 0 [prio=4][active]
>  \_ 5:0:1:0     sdu  65:64  [active][ready]
>  \_ 5:0:1:16384 sdac 65:192 [active][ready]
>  \_ 5:0:1:32768 sdas 66:192 [active][ready]
>  \_ 5:0:1:49152 sdba 67:64  [active][ready]
> \_ round-robin 0 [prio=4][enabled]
>  \_ 3:0:1:0     sdaw 67:0   [active][ready]
>  \_ 3:0:1:16384 sdbe 67:128 [active][ready]
>  \_ 3:0:1:32768 sdbi 67:192 [active][ready]
>  \_ 3:0:1:49152 sdbm 68:0   [active][ready]
>
> It think they fail since I see this messages from LVM:
> Apr 14 16:03:05 dc1-x6250-a lvm[15622]: Device failure in
> vg_syb_roger-lv_syb_roger_admin
> Apr 14 16:03:14 dc1-x6250-a lvm[15622]: Failed to remove faulty devices in
> vg_syb_roger-lv_syb_roger_admin
>
> But from some reason LVM cant remove them, any option I should have on
> lvm.conf?
>
> BestRegards
> Jose
>> post your multipath.conf file, you may be queuing forever ?
>>
>>
>>
>> On Wed, 2010-04-14 at 15:03 +0000, jose nuno neto wrote:
>>> Hi2all
>>>
>>> I'm on RHEL 5.4 with
>>> lvm2-2.02.46-8.el5_4.1
>>> 2.6.18-164.2.1.el5
>>>
>>> I have a multipathed SAN connection with what Im builing LVs
>>> Its a Cluster system, and I want LVs to switch on failure
>>>
>>> If I simulate a fail through the OS via
>>> /sys/bus/scsi/devices/$DEVICE/delete
>>> I get a LV fail and the service switch to other node
>>>
>>> But if I do it "real" portdown on the SAN Switch, multipath reports
>>> path
>>> down, but LVM commands hang forever and nothing gets switched
>>>
>>> from the logs i see multipath failing paths, and lvm Failed to remove
>>> faulty
>>> "devices"
>>>
>>> Any ideas how I should  "fix" it?
>>>
>>> Apr 14 16:02:45 dc1-x6250-a lvm[15622]: Log device, 253:53, has failed.
>>> Apr 14 16:02:45 dc1-x6250-a lvm[15622]: Device failure in
>>> vg_ora_scapa-lv_ora_scapa_redo
>>> Apr 14 16:02:45 dc1-x6250-a lvm[15622]: Another thread is handling an
>>> event.  Waiting...
>>>
>>> Apr 14 16:02:52 dc1-x6250-a multipathd: mpath-dc1-a: remaining active
>>> paths: 0
>>> Apr 14 16:02:52 dc1-x6250-a multipathd: mpath-dc1-a: remaining active
>>> paths: 0
>>> Apr 14 16:02:52 dc1-x6250-a multipathd: mpath-dc1-b: remaining active
>>> paths: 0
>>> Apr 14 16:02:52 dc1-x6250-a multipathd: mpath-dc1-b: remaining active
>>> paths: 0
>>>
>>> Apr 14 16:03:05 dc1-x6250-a lvm[15622]: Device failure in
>>> vg_syb_roger-lv_syb_roger_admin
>>> Apr 14 16:03:14 dc1-x6250-a lvm[15622]: Failed to remove faulty devices
>>> in
>>> vg_syb_roger-lv_syb_roger_admin
>>>
>>> Much Thanks
>>> Jose
>>>
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