Do vxinitrd after kernel upgrade

Just a quick reminder. If you have your root disk on a Linux box encapsulated then don’t forget to recreate initrd image after the kernel has been updated. /usr/lib/vxvm/bin/vxinitrd /boot/VxVM_initrd.img ‘uname -r’ Otherwise you’ll end up being welcomed by the following message once you reboot. Kernel panic – not syncing: Attempted to kill init! Have […]

Posted on September 8, 2009 at 2:42 pm by sergeyt · Permalink · Leave a comment
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vxdmpadm path activate weirdness

Just stumbled upon a strange behavior of vxdmpadm which requires further investigation. The problem I’ve faced with during an attempt to set certain path “active” to loadbalance the data flow on HDS between its controllers. The built-in help clearly states that: # vxdmpadm setattr help vxdmpadm setattr path pathtype= pathtype can be either: active nomanual […]

Posted on June 25, 2009 at 1:35 pm by sergeyt · Permalink · Leave a comment
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Missing voolboot file

If executing ” vxdctl enable” you receive the following error: VxVM vxdctl ERROR V-5-1-1589 enable failed: Volboot file not loaded then this sequence could help you to resolve the problem: vxio set 10 vxconfigd -d vxdctl init vxdctl enable Good luck.

Posted on June 8, 2009 at 5:43 pm by sergeyt · Permalink · Leave a comment
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