Array Support Library (ASL)/Array Policy Module (APM) Details
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 Basic information

Library name: libvxxiotechE5k
Library version: vm-5.0-rev-1
Package name: VRTSXiotechE5kasl
Package description: Array Support Library for Xiotech Emprise 5000 Series Arrays
Package version: 1.0
Supported product versions:
  • 5.0MP3
Embedded in VxVM?: No
Supported platforms:
  • Linux (Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4, Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 9, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10)
TechNote: 337652
Popularity: 228 viewed  2 downloaded
Download size: 18K
Checksum: 2789375528
Release date: N/A

 Supported Arrays and Modes

  • Emprise 5000
Supported mode: A/A

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This TechFile provides information about the Array Support Library for Xiotech Emprise 5000 Series Arrays (Active/Active) on Veritas Volume Manager (tm) 5.0MP3 for Linux. For general information about ASLs, see TechNote 249446 (link in the Related Documents section of this TechFile) Package Name: VRTSXiotechE5kasl Package Description: Array Support Library for Xiotech Emprise 5000 Series Arrays Package Version: 1.0 Supported versions of Veritas Volume Manager: 5.0 MP3 Supported Linux OS: RHEL4, RHEL5, SUSE9, SUSE10 Supported Arrays: Xiotech Emprise 5000 Series Arrays (Active/Active) Installation Instructions: 1. Before adding any ASL package, ensure Veritas Volume Manager is installed and enabled: # vxdctl mode mode: enabled 2. Create a directory to download the ASL package # mkdir /tmp/asl # cd /tmp/asl 3. At the bottom of this TechFile, click on Download Now to download the package 4. After downloading VRTSXiotechE5kasl_5.0_v1.0_Linux.tar_337652.gz, verify checksum of the file # cksum VRTSXiotechE5kasl_5.0_v1.0_Linux.tar_337652.gz 2789375528 18124 VRTSXiotechE5kasl_5.0_v1.0_Linux.tar_337652.gz 5. Uncompress the file and extract the ASL package # gunzip VRTSXiotechE5kasl_5.0_v1.0_Linux.tar_337652.gz # tar xvf VRTSXiotechE5kasl_5.0_v1.0_Linux.tar_337652 Note: Verify that there are four rpm packages as part of the tar ball. There is one ASL package per distribution. Following are the ASL packages: VRTSXiotechE5kasl-5.0-1.0_RHEL4.i686.rpm VRTSXiotechE5kasl-5.0-1.0_RHEL5.i686.rpm VRTSXiotechE5kasl-5.0-1.0_SLES10.i586.rpm VRTSXiotechE5kasl-5.0-1.0_SLES9.i586.rpm 6. Select the appropriate ASL package depending on the target machine distribution. Following is an example installation instruction for SLES10 distribution: # rpm -ivh VRTSXiotechE5kasl-5.0-1.0_SLES10.i586.rpm 7. After the package is installed, execute the vxdctl enable command to claim the disk array # vxdctl enable Note: In some cases, it has been reported that the installation of the ASL and/or APM does not take effect, and vxdctl enable does not claim the enclosure and devices. In such cases, you can execute vxconfigd -k command in addition to vxdctl enable. 8. After executing vxdctl enable, verify output of vxddladm listsupport command # vxddladm listsupport libname=libvxxiotechE5k.so ATTR_NAME ATTR_VALUE ================================================================================================= LIBNAME libvxxiotechE5k.so VID XIOTECH PID ISE1400 ARRAY_TYPE A/A ARRAY_NAME Xiotech_E5000 9. Verify the output of vxddladm listversion command # vxddladm listversion libname=libvxxiotechE5k.so libvxxiotechE5k.so has version string: vm-5.0-rev-1. VXVM version: 5.0 10. Package Information: # rpm -qil VRTSXiotechE5kasl Name : VRTSXiotechE5kasl Relocations: (not relocatable) Version : 5.0 Vendor: VERITAS Software Corporation Inc. Release : 1.0_SLES10 Build Date: Tue Aug 4 12:15:52 2009 Install Date: Fri Nov 20 20:38:54 2009 Build Host: firefox.veritas.com Group : System/Data Storage Source RPM: VRTSXiotechE5kasl-5.0-1.0_SLES10.src.rpm Size : 8807 License: Copyright (c) 1990-2005 VERITAS Software Corporation. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. THIS SOFTWARE IS THE PROPERTY OF AND IS LICENSED BY VERITAS SOFTWARE, AND/OR ITS SUPPLIERS. Signature : (none) Packager : linuxvm-pkgr@veritas.com URL : http://www.veritas.com/ Summary : Array Support Library for Xiotech Emprise 5000 Series Arrays Description : Array Support Library for Xiotech Emprise 5000 Series Arrays Distribution: (none) /etc/vx/aslkey.d /etc/vx/aslkey.d/libvxxiotechE5k.key.2 /etc/vx/lib/discovery.d /etc/vx/lib/discovery.d/libvxxiotechE5k.so.2

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