questions on tuning PE for linux and SAN on linux..

jason andrade jason at dstc.edu.au
Tue Mar 26 16:46:01 CST 2002


On Mon, 25 Mar 2002 Matt_Domsch at dell.com wrote:

> We know about it, that's not the issue.  Our team isn't directly responsible
> for it, but we are assisting the storage team as best we can.  A lot of the
> issues center around the current QLogic driver not being clean enough to be
> included in the standard kernel - so Dell's testing keeps uncovering
> problems that wouldn't be if it were cleaner.   Arjan @ Red Hat has been a
> *huge* help on this recently - hundreds of hours spent cleaning up the
> qla2200/2300 driver, and QLogic is receptive to those cleanups - so
> hopefully the driver will get lots better in the coming months.

i am not being inspired by confidence hearing the above when we have > 1T
of disk connected using that HBA/driver...

did the "opensource" driver end up being ditched (Chris someone used
to maintain it?) in favour of qlogic's driver ?

regards,

-jason




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