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Use DS3500 Storage on I/O Servers

  • download RDAC driver from LSI
    • http://www.lsi.com/rdac/ds3000.html
    • wget http://www.lsi.com/rdac/rdac-LINUX-09.03.0C05.0331-source.tar.gz
    • tar xvzf rdac-LINUX-09.03.0C05.0331-source.tar.gz
    • cd linuxrdac-09.03.0C05.0331/; make && make install
    • edit /boot/grub/menu.lst as written on the screen
    • after reboot:
      [root@se40 ~]# lsmod|grep mpp
      mppVhba               165280  0 
      mppUpper              163836  1 mppVhba
      scsi_mod              196697  9 scsi_dh,mppVhba,qla2xxx,scsi_transport_fc,libata,megaraid_sas,mppUpper,sg,sd_mod
      
      [root@se40 ~]# ls -lR /proc/mpp/
      /proc/mpp/:
      total 0
      dr-xr-xr-x 4 root root 0 Nov 26 10:49 PhaseD_storage-1
      
      /proc/mpp/PhaseD_storage-1:
      total 0
      dr-xr-xr-x 3 root root 0 Nov 26 10:49 controllerA
      dr-xr-xr-x 3 root root 0 Nov 26 10:49 controllerB
      -rw-r--r-- 1 root root 0 Nov 26 10:49 virtualLun0
      -rw-r--r-- 1 root root 0 Nov 26 10:49 virtualLun1
      
      /proc/mpp/PhaseD_storage-1/controllerA:
      total 0
      dr-xr-xr-x 2 root root 0 Nov 26 10:49 qla2xxx_h6c0t0
      
      /proc/mpp/PhaseD_storage-1/controllerA/qla2xxx_h6c0t0:
      total 0
      -rw-r--r-- 1 root root 0 Nov 26 10:49 LUN0
      -rw-r--r-- 1 root root 0 Nov 26 10:49 LUN1
      -rw-r--r-- 1 root root 0 Nov 26 10:49 UTM_LUN31
      
      /proc/mpp/PhaseD_storage-1/controllerB:
      total 0
      dr-xr-xr-x 2 root root 0 Nov 26 10:49 qla2xxx_h5c0t0
      
      /proc/mpp/PhaseD_storage-1/controllerB/qla2xxx_h5c0t0:
      total 0
      -rw-r--r-- 1 root root 0 Nov 26 10:49 LUN0
      -rw-r--r-- 1 root root 0 Nov 26 10:49 LUN1
      -rw-r--r-- 1 root root 0 Nov 26 10:49 UTM_LUN31
           

  • install Storage Manager
    • scp xen13:ibm/SM10.70_Linux_SMIA-10.70.x5.10.tgz .
    • tar xvzf SM10.70_Linux_SMIA-10.70.x5.10.tgz
    • cd Linux10p70/Linux/; chmod +x SMIA-LINUX-10.70.A5.10.bin
    • ./SMIA-LINUX-10.70.A5.10.bin -i console
    • only install host packages
    • SMdevices will show you the available devices

Benchmarks

  • 9 x Raid 6, 8 + 2 (ext4)
    • 5 disks per enclosure
      • from 1 raid: 257 MB/s / 385 MB/s

-- PeterOettl - 2010-11-25

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