[Linux-PowerEdge] LC remote changing from raid1 to raid0

Bas van der Vlies basv at sara.nl
Mon Nov 12 04:15:06 CST 2012


On 12 nov. 2012, at 10:26, Martin Flemming <martin.flemming at desy.de> wrote:

> On Sat, 10 Nov 2012, Bas van der Vlies wrote:
> 
>> 
>> On 9 nov. 2012, at 10:36, martin.flemming at desy.de wrote:
>> 
>>> 
>>> Hi !
>>> 
>>> I've got 50 M520 server which are delivered with raid1,
>>> but we want to change the raid-configuration to raid0 because they are
>>> only batch-machines an we need fast scratch ...
>>> 
>>> So what's the best practise to change the raid-configuration remotely ?
>>> 
>>> .. thinking it's the way with  the LifeCyclecontroller, isn't it ?
>> 
>> Martin,
>> 
>> I have used the following recite script to convert it from raid1 to raid0:
>> {{{
>> set $IP 192.168.136.172
>> set $LOGIN xxxxx
>> set $PASS xxxxxx
>> set $controller RAID.Integrated.1-1
>> set $disk0 Disk.Bay.0:Enclosure.Internal.0-1:RAID.Integrated.1-1
>> set $disk1 Disk.Bay.1:Enclosure.Internal.0-1:RAID.Integrated.1-1
>> ConvertToRAID PDArray=$disk0
>> ConvertToRAID PDArray=$disk1
>> CreateVirtualDisk PDArray=$disk0 PDArray=$disk1 Target=$controller VDPropNameArray=RAIDLevel VDPropNameArray=SpanLength VDPropNameArray=SpanDepth VDPropValueArray=2 VDPropValueArray=2 VDPropValueArray=1
>> CreateRAIDConfigJob Target=$controller RebootJobType=3 ScheduledStartTime=TIME_NOW
>> }}}
>> 
>> regards
> 
> Hi, Bas !
> 
> Thanks a lot for your example !
> 
> Unfortunately i've got following error-message
> 
> flemming at console:/scratch/flemming/recite $ python recite.py IP=root:calvin at X.X.X.X
> Set $IP root:******@X.X.X.X
> --> set $controller RAID.Integrated.1-1
> Mon Nov 12 09:02:52 2012: set $controller RAID.Integrated.1-1
> 
> --> set $disk0 Disk.Bay.0:Enclosure.Internal.0-1:RAID.Integrated.1-1
> Mon Nov 12 09:03:04 2012: set $disk0 
> Disk.Bay.0:Enclosure.Internal.0-1:RAID.Integrated.1-1
> 
> --> set $disk1 Disk.Bay.1:Enclosure.Internal.0-1:RAID.Integrated.1-1
> Mon Nov 12 09:03:11 2012: set $disk1 
> Disk.Bay.1:Enclosure.Internal.0-1:RAID.Integrated.1-1
> 
> --> ConvertToRAID PDArray=$disk0
> Mon Nov 12 09:03:20 2012: ConvertToRAID PDArray=$disk0
> wsman invoke -a ConvertToRAID 
> "http://schemas.dmtf.org/wbem/wscim/1/cim-schema/2/root/dcim/DCIM_RAIDService?SystemCreationClassName=DCIM_ComputerSystem,CreationClassName=DCIM_RAIDService,SystemName=DCIM:ComputerSystem,Name=DCIM:RAIDService"
> -k "PDArray=Disk.Bay.0:Enclosure.Internal.0-1:RAID.Integrated.1-1" -h X.X.X.X -P 443 -u root -p ****** -V -v -c dummy.cert -j utf-8 -y basic
> 
> ConvertToRAID_OUTPUT
>   Message = One or more Storage device(s) not in a state where the operation can be completed
>   MessageID = STOR013
>   ReturnValue = 2
> 
> Do somebody know what's going wrong here ?
> 

Martin,

 I have tested this setup on a M620, so maybe your device settings are different?

regards



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