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

Library name: libvxwinsys
Library version: vm-5.0-rev-1
Package name: VRTSWinchester
Package version: 1.0_SLES10
Supported product versions:
  • 5.0MP4
  • 5.0MP3
Embedded in VxVM?: No
Supported platforms:
  • Linux SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10
TechNote: TECHNOTE
Popularity: 239 viewed  9 downloaded
Download size: 7K
Checksum: 2747319244
Release date: 2011-03-24 01:02:34

 Supported Arrays and Modes

  • FlashDisk
Supported mode: ALUA

 Readme file  [Save As...]

This README provides information on the Array Support Library (ASL) for Winchester Arrays (ALUA) on Veritas Volume Manager 5.0MP3 and and later for Linux (SLES 10) ASL Package Name: VRTSWinchester ASL Package Version: 1.0_SLES10 Supported versions of Veritas Volume Manager: 5.0MP3 and later Supported Arrays: WINSYS/EVERTZ FlashDisk Series (SX2318R, SC10R12) Arrays Supported Mode : ALUA Installation Instructions: -------------------------- 1. Create a directory to store Winchester ASL package # mkdir /tmp/winsys # cd /tmp/winsys 2. Download the ASL package in /tmp/winsys 3. After downloading VRTSWinchester-5.0-1.0_Linux.tar.gz verify checksum of the file # cksum VRTSWinchester-5.0-1.0_Linux.tar.gz 2747319244 7440 VRTSWinchester-5.0-1.0_Linux.tar.gz 4. Uncompress the file and extract the rpm packages # gunzip VRTSWinchester-5.0-1.0_Linux.tar.gz # tar -xvf VRTSWinchester-5.0-1.0_Linux.tar 5. Before adding any ASL rpm package, ensure Volume Manager is installed and enabled # vxdctl mode mode: enabled 6. ASL Installation # rpm -ihv VRTSWinchester-5.0-1.0_SLES10.i586.rpm 7. After the packages are installed, execute "vxdctl enable" command to claim the disk array as Winchester array # vxdctl enable Note: In some cases, it has been reported that the installation of ASL does not take effect, and vxdctl enable does not claim devices. In such cases, you can execute the "vxconfigd -k" command in addition to "vxdctl enable" 8. After executing "vxdctl enable", verify the output of the "vxddladm listsupport" command as follows # vxddladm listsupport libname=libvxwinsys.so ATTR_NAME ATTR_VALUE ====================================== LIBNAME libvxwinsys.so VID WINSYS, EVERTZ PID SX2318R, SC10R12 ARRAY_TYPE ALUA ARRAY_NAME FlashDisk 9. Check ASL version # vxddladm listversion libname=libvxwinsys.so LIB_NAME ASL_VERSION Min. VXVM version ================================================= libvxwinsys.so vm-5.0-rev-1 5.0 Package Information: -------------------- ASL Package: # rpm -qil VRTSWinchester Name : VRTSWinchester Relocations : (not relocatable) Version : 5.0 Vendor : VERITAS Software Corporation Inc. Release : 1.0_SLES10 Build Date : Fri Mar 11 09:51:24 2011 Install Date: Thu Mar 24 12:12:12 2011 Build Host : firefox.veritas.com Group : System/Data Storage Source RPM : VRTSWinchester-5.0-1.0_SLES10.src.rpm Size : 11870 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 Winchester FlashDisk series arrays Description : Array Support Library for Winchester FlashDisk series arrays Distribution: (none) /etc/vx/aslkey.d /etc/vx/aslkey.d/libvxwinsys.key.2 /etc/vx/lib/discovery.d /etc/vx/lib/discovery.d/libvxwinsys.so.2

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