more afacli questions..
Steve_Boley at Dell.com
Fri Aug 1 14:58:00 CDT 2003
Well one thing is you are trying to convert raid0 to raid5 and raid5 has
parity so it needs an additional drive for that and you aren't giving it
that. You need another hard drive to run raid5 on this.
From: H Eskin [mailto:heskin at eskin.net]
Sent: Friday, August 01, 2003 2:34 PM
To: linux-poweredge at dell.com
Subject: more afacli questions..
I had one 33GB drive, and I've now added two more to the container, using
AFA0>container reconfigure /partition_size=33800M 0 (0,1,0)
AFA0>container reconfigure /partition_size=33800M 0 (0,2,0)
So now I've got a 99GB stripe set:
AFA0> container list
Executing: container list
Num Total Oth Chunk Scsi Partition
Label Type Size Ctr Size Usage B:ID:L Offset:Size
----- ------ ------ --- ------ ------- ------ -------------
0 Stripe 99.0GB 32KB Open 0:00:0 64.0KB:33.0GB
/dev/sda 0:01:0 64.0KB:33.0GB
I now want to convert this to a RAID-5 set, and I'm using the following
ommand and getting an error:
AFA0> container reconfigure /raid5=true 0
Executing: container reconfigure /raid5=TRUE 0
Command Error: <The specified operation failed because there was not
enough space on the specified device.>
What am I doing wrong? What do I need to do? Many thanks in advance.
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