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Red Hat AS 4 with EVA

Dusan Stefanovic
Frequent Advisor

Red Hat AS 4 with EVA

I have Itanium rx2620 with A6826A (qlogic) HBA. I install RH AS 4 on it.
Then I install driver kit from HP site.
After that I connect my server to EVA storage.
I see 8 connections (dual channel card + 2 controllers). I think that my linux still use native qlogic driver.
I try too use HP installation guide for driver kit (Notes on Upgrading Kernels and Changing Driver Parameters), but I think that is for older version of Red Hat Linux, becuse I don't have some files they mentioned in guide.
I wan't to see only one connection.
Mybe someone have some new driver kit installation guide ?
I have one question more. What is goal of SANsurfer program.
2 REPLIES
Peter Mattei
Honored Contributor

Re: Red Hat AS 4 with EVA

Hi

Do you have the following versions?

Driver 8.00.02; BIOS: 1.45 or better
Driver 8.00.02p11; BIOS: 1.45

You will find an installation guide here
http://h20000.www2.hp.com/bc/docs/support/SupportManual/c00370802/c00370802.pdf

Qlogic SANsurfer is the FC HBA Manager for centralized management and remote control of distributed HBAs

Cheers
Peter
I love storage
Matt Tourney
Frequent Advisor

Re: Red Hat AS 4 with EVA

Dusan,

You need to run the HP driver's "set_parm" script to configure the multipath driver. See this prior thread for more info.

http://forums1.itrc.hp.com/service/forums/questionanswer.do?threadId=954749

Matt
huh?