Dell PV660F SAN aka. Mylex FFX

Mark Tinberg mtinberg at securepipe.com
Wed Aug 25 23:25:01 CDT 2004


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On Wed, 4 Aug 2004, Mark Tinberg wrote:

> OK, I've got a PV660F that I need to get working with RHEL3.
>
> I'm finally able to setup the device using the Array Manager from a
> Windows system as described here and elsewhere:
>
>   http://psychology.rutgers.edu/~zaimi/html/pvdellreport.html
>
> but I am unable to see any of the virtual disks I create as block devices
> in either Windows or Linux.  I do have it set to probe all LUNs

Hate to reply to my own post, but I was eventually able to get the PV660F
working by using the EAD management utility avaliable from:

>   http://64.78.237.115/support/profibre.html

It's a Java app that wants to be served via a webserver on the machine
attached to the PV660F, or run through a browser on localhost.  It has a
few more functions than the supplied Dell Array Manager, such as
_enabling_ the virtual disks after you create them.  I didn't find any
option like that in the Dell supplied utility, and that appeared to be the
problem in my case.

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Mark Tinberg <MTinberg at securepipe.com>
Staff Engineer, SecurePipe Inc.
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