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conway, heather conway_heather at emc.com
Thu Mar 31 12:58:22 CST 2005

Hi Chris,
Currently, neither PowerPath 4.3.0 nor 4.3.1 are supported on RHEL 3.0 U4
v2.4.21-27.EL (on any architecture) due to an issue encountered during
testing. The symptom of the issue is a system panic or hang.
There is a PowerPath Hot Fix available to resolve the open issue. For
customers with existing configurations, the Hot Fix may be obtained through
EMC Customer Support.  If PowerPath support is required on a new RHEL 3.0 U4
configuration immediately, then an RPQ must be submitted through your EMC
The Hot Fix contents will be rolled into PowerPath v4.3.2 which is currently
targeted for release in mid-April. 
If you have additional questions, please let me know. 

-----Original Message-----
From: Christopher McCrory [mailto:chrismcc at pricegrabber.com] 
Sent: Thursday, March 31, 2005 12:48 PM
To: conway, heather
Cc: Dell Poweredge list
Subject: RE: EMC lists


On Thu, 2005-03-31 at 11:24 -0500, conway, heather wrote:
> Are you using PowerPath Chris? 



I just updated to RHEL3 U5 (beta) with kernel 2.4.21-31.ELsmp

The only abnormal thing I see is:
Warning:Mpc:Illegal configuration for Basic Failover mode

in the kernel log

The whole thing ran fine in a Dell 2550.  I upgraded the hardware to a
1850 (3.6/6G). 

? ? ?


> -----Original Message-----
> From: linux-poweredge-bounces at dell.com
> [mailto:linux-poweredge-bounces at dell.com] On Behalf Of Christopher McCrory
> Sent: Thursday, March 31, 2005 10:57 AM
> To: Dell Poweredge list
> Subject: EMC lists
> Hello...
> 	Does anyone know of a good EMC (with linux) mailing list?  I've
> googled, but haven't found anything useful.
> FWIW, I'm running into the kswapd problem with the 'supported' RHEL
> 2.4.21-20.ELsmp kernel.  Using the latest 2.4.21-27.0.2.ELsmp I get
> frequent crashes. :(
> thanks
Christopher McCrory
 "The^W One of the guys that keeps the servers running"

chrismcc at pricegrabber.com

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