0 Replies Latest reply: Feb 6, 2013 5:36 PM by user12999319 RSS

    Dell don't support OEL with MD3220 Storage with multipath

    user12999319
      Hi all,

      i made a test with a OEL 5.8 and OEL 6.3 (currently withing VMware) against a iSCSI MD3220 with OCFS.
      (cause a customer question)

      The system is running and ocfs 1.6 and ocfs 1.8 are within the group.
      But when i set the owning controller offline, after a while OEL6.3 reset.
      The timeouts got already defined to 61, according to metalink 603038.1.

      the system complains about several:
      Feb 6 22:29:56 lx41-oel63-test multipathd: 8:64: reinstated
      Feb 6 22:29:57 lx41-oel63-test kernel: sd 3:0:0:0: rdac: array md3220i-fkmuc, ctlr 0, queueing MODE_SELECT command
      Feb 6 22:29:58 lx41-oel63-test kernel: sd 3:0:0:0: rdac: array md3220i-fkmuc, ctlr 0, MODE_SELECT completed
      Feb 6 22:29:58 lx41-oel63-test kernel: sd 4:0:0:0: rdac: array md3220i-fkmuc, ctlr 0, queueing MODE_SELECT command
      Feb 6 22:29:58 lx41-oel63-test kernel: sd 4:0:0:0: rdac: array md3220i-fkmuc, ctlr 0, MODE_SELECT returned with sense 05/91/36
      Feb 6 22:29:58 lx41-oel63-test kernel: sd 4:0:0:0: rdac: array md3220i-fkmuc, ctlr 0, retrying MODE_SELECT command
      Feb 6 22:29:59 lx41-oel63-test kernel: sd 4:0:0:0: rdac: array md3220i-fkmuc, ctlr 0, MODE_SELECT returned with sense 05/91/36
      Feb 6 22:29:59 lx41-oel63-test kernel: sd 4:0:0:0: rdac: array md3220i-fkmuc, ctlr 0, retrying MODE_SELECT command
      Feb 6 22:30:01 lx41-oel63-test kernel: sd 4:0:0:0: rdac: array md3220i-fkmuc, ctlr 0, MODE_SELECT completed
      Feb 6 22:30:01 lx41-oel63-test kernel: sd 5:0:0:0: rdac: array md3220i-fkmuc, ctlr 0, queueing MODE_SELECT command
      Feb 6 22:30:02 lx41-oel63-test kernel: sd 5:0:0:0: rdac: array md3220i-fkmuc, ctlr 0, MODE_SELECT returned with sense 05/91/36
      Feb 6 22:30:02 lx41-oel63-test kernel: sd 5:0:0:0: rdac: array md3220i-fkmuc, ctlr 0, retrying MODE_SELECT command
      Feb 6 22:30:02 lx41-oel63-test kernel: sd 5:0:0:0: rdac: array md3220i-fkmuc, ctlr 0, MODE_SELECT completed
      Feb 6 22:30:02 lx41-oel63-test kernel: sd 6:0:0:0: rdac: array md3220i-fkmuc, ctlr 0, queueing MODE_SELECT command
      Feb 6 22:30:02 lx41-oel63-test kernel: sd 6:0:0:0: rdac: array md3220i-fkmuc, ctlr 0, MODE_SELECT returned with sense 05/91/36
      Feb 6 22:30:02 lx41-oel63-test kernel: sd 6:0:0:0: rdac: array md3220i-fkmuc, ctlr 0, retrying MODE_SELECT command
      Feb 6 22:30:02 lx41-oel63-test kernel: sd 6:0:0:0: rdac: array md3220i-fkmuc, ctlr 0, MODE_SELECT completed
      Feb 6 22:30:02 lx41-oel63-test multipathd: mpatha: load table [0 1171070648 multipath 3 pg_init_retries 50 queue_if_no_path 1 rdac 2 1 round-robin
      0 3 1 8:16 1 8:48 1 8:64 1 round-robin 0 1 1 8:32 1]
      Feb 6 22:30:03 lx41-oel63-test multipathd: mpatha: sdd - rdac checker reports path is up
      Feb 6 22:30:03 lx41-oel63-test multipathd: 8:48: reinstated

      what could be the reason here?

      best regards
      thomas