Re: [quadstor-virt] Fencing with physical machines

2017-02-01 Thread QUADStor Support
On Tue, Jan 31, 2017 at 7:49 PM, Fabien Rouach wrote: > I start to understand better how it works. > I should have described my test infra and what are my goals, would have been > more clear that what I've wrote. > So, I have to nodes (physical machines) > Both have 3

Re: [quadstor-virt] Fencing with physical machines

2017-01-27 Thread QUADStor Support
The fence command usage for ILO isn't different from the other examples /quadstor/bin/qmirrorcheck -a -t fence -r 10.0.13.151 -v '/usr/sbin/fence_ilo -a 10.0.13.151 -l Admin -p Password' Where 10.0.13.151 is the node we are trying to fence. You can test if the fence command is communicating

Re: [quadstor-virt] Fencing with physical machines

2017-01-30 Thread QUADStor Support
The criteria for fencing a peer node is if a command in a write sequence has timed out. At this point to continue with the current write command is to fence the peer node to prevent any further changes w.r.t to the write command, and then it is assumed to be safe to continue with the write

Re: [quadstor-virt] ssd cache + qs vdisks on linux

2016-09-19 Thread QUADStor Support
You could try btrace on the device to see the IO activity. If you are running tests with zeroed data, then they will be deduplicated. So there will be negiligible data written to the SSD disk by the vdisk. On Mon, Sep 19, 2016 at 4:33 AM, Zac Durham wrote: > There's a few

Re: [quadstor-virt] Re: QUADStor on CentOS 7.2 with mdraid - Dependency failed for Local File System

2016-10-21 Thread QUADStor Support
We used to mount the vdisk through a udev rule. That does not seem to work for all configurations and also shutdown/unmount of the file system fails which then requires a system reboot. 3.2.10 fixes this which can be downloaded from

Re: [quadstor-virt] FC Synchronous

2016-12-15 Thread QUADStor Support
As of now its IP v4 based. There aren't any plans yet for replication over FC although there was some initial work done on this On Thu, Dec 15, 2016 at 9:21 PM, wrote: > Hi All, > > Wanted to test my fcip setup, can we replicate between 2 Quadstor host using > FC? > > >

Re: [quadstor-virt] VDisk Mirroring Causing Kernel Panic

2016-12-03 Thread QUADStor Support
There was a memory double-free introduced in one of the earlier releases when mirroring data blocks compressed on disk at the source side. This is fixed in 3.2.11 which can be downloaded from www.quadstor.com/storage-virtualization-enterprise-edition-downloads.html On Wed, Nov 30, 2016 at 7:24

Re: [quadstor-virt] OMG, I kinda fixed it!

2016-12-20 Thread QUADStor Support
Could you send us the diagnostics logs from both the nodes to us at supp...@quadstor.com . Also the full /var/log/messages from both systems. We still need to determine why the upgrade failed and have no luck so far at our end. On Wed, Dec 7, 2016 at 9:53 AM, QUADStor Support <s

Re: [quadstor-virt] Building kernel modules failed!

2017-03-28 Thread QUADStor Support
The next release is early next week. This should be fixed in that. On Tue, Mar 28, 2017 at 2:48 PM, Gregory Motruk wrote: > hi, got same problem, any update? > thanks! > > вторник, 7 марта 2017 г., 15:26:10 UTC+2 пользователь quadstor написал: >> >> Kernel version > 4.0 isn't

Re: [quadstor-virt] how to check qsync state

2017-03-17 Thread QUADStor Support
The sync status as a percentage will be added in the next release (in a week or two) On Wed, Mar 8, 2017 at 1:27 AM, Paul Reid wrote: > I know this is an ancient thread, but I'm still seeing the same issue on > 3.2.9. Did this ever get sorted out? It'd be nice to know

Re: [quadstor-virt] RDMA in QuadStor

2017-03-17 Thread QUADStor Support
Mirroring is only over IP (v4). Its unlikely that we will support other interfaces in the near future. There is some initial work done for mirroring over FC, if that is done then RDMA should be possible. On a related note, the srpt driver is quite old and the newer releases will unlikely have

Re: [quadstor-virt] Physical Storage Missing, vDisk not in config but presented as mount point

2017-03-14 Thread QUADStor Support
t > > The gateway did not receive a timely response from the upstream server or > application. > > I have restarted the server and this has also not helped. > > On Wed, Mar 8, 2017 at 7:01 PM, QUADStor Support <supp...@quadstor.com> > wrote: >> >> Please tr

Re: [quadstor-virt] Building kernel modules failed!

2017-04-10 Thread QUADStor Support
Sorry, the release has been delayed slightly. We expect the release to be ready by the end of this week. On Tue, Mar 28, 2017 at 3:27 PM, QUADStor Support <supp...@quadstor.com> wrote: > The next release is early next week. This should be fixed in that. > > On Tue, Mar 28,

Re: [quadstor-virt] Non-existent VD/HDD removal

2017-04-11 Thread QUADStor Support
You should be able to delete them from the database and restart the service and these should not longer appear See the attached script for querying the database. Also after the 'exit 0' statements are the relevant sql statements to delete the disk, storage pool and vdisk. The storage pool and

Re: [quadstor-virt] vdisk availability issue

2017-04-11 Thread QUADStor Support
site in the link mentioned above and place is under /lib/firmware/. Then run /quadstor/bin/qlainst to recreate the initrd image. On Tue, Apr 11, 2017 at 11:32 PM, QUADStor Support <supp...@quadstor.com> wrote: > Which OS is the host running ? Anything in the host logs which can > tel

Re: [quadstor-virt] vdisk availability issue

2017-04-12 Thread QUADStor Support
builditf is correct. qlainst does not do the job correctly. qlainst is called by builditf Simplest way will be uninstall and install the quadstor package. A reboot is required after the install/builditf On Wed, Apr 12, 2017 at 2:58 PM, Dmitry Polezhaev wrote: > On Tuesday, April

Re: [quadstor-virt] Non-existent VD/HDD removal

2017-04-12 Thread QUADStor Support
You need to end the commands with a semicolon delete from physstor where bid=3; delete from tdisk where name=VD02; delete from storagegroup where name=VP02; Also the second statement has a typo detele from tdisk where name=VD02 It should be delete and not detele On Wed, Apr 12, 2017 at 8:03

Re: [quadstor-virt] vdisk availability issue

2017-04-11 Thread QUADStor Support
Can you send the diagnostics logs (HTML UI -> System -> Run Diagnostics -> Submit) to supp...@quadstor.com On Tue, Apr 11, 2017 at 5:16 PM, Artem Shvidky wrote: > Some issue with vdisk. Yestarday host loose the disk connection(host connect > to quadstor via FC). > > vDisk

Re: [quadstor-virt] Managing Virtual Disk Size

2017-04-13 Thread QUADStor Support
The filesystem needs to be resized to use the new size of the VDisk. For example for ext4 refer https://access.redhat.com/articles/1196353 On Thu, Apr 13, 2017 at 2:12 PM, Gary Eastwood wrote: > Currently have a 10TB vDisk called vDisk1 that I want to extend to 15TB. > > If

Re: [quadstor-virt] how to check qsync state

2017-04-19 Thread QUADStor Support
The next release (3.2.12) is now available from http://www.quadstor.com/storage-virtualization-enterprise-edition-downloads.html The sync status as a percentage is now displayed. On Sat, Mar 18, 2017 at 3:22 AM, Paul Reid wrote: > That's great news! We'll be eagerly

Re: [quadstor-virt] Boot from SAN with Quadstor not working

2017-03-03 Thread QUADStor Support
The kernel messages indicate that the initiator port is no longer active (no further FC session from that side). So it seems that after the reboot the initiator port is probably not connecting back to the target. Does fastutil list the LUN after the reboot and is it marked as the boot disk ? On

Re: [quadstor-virt] Physical Storage Missing, vDisk not in config but presented as mount point

2017-03-08 Thread QUADStor Support
Please try the following service stop quadstor Add a 'set -x' in /quadstor/etc/quadstor.init right after the #!/bin/bash line #!/bin/bash set -x /quadstor/etc/quadstor.init start > /tmp/start.out 2>&1 Please send us /tmp/start.out On Tue, Mar 7, 2017 at 2:42 PM, Gary Eastwood

Re: [quadstor-virt] Physical Storage Missing, vDisk not in config but presented as mount point

2017-03-06 Thread QUADStor Support
Does this work ? mount /dev/quadstor/vDisk1 That is executed in /quadstor/etc/quadstor.init script as seen below udevadm settle for i in `/quadstor/bin/vdconfig -l | sed -n '1!p' | awk '{print $1}'`; do stat /dev/quadstor/$i > /dev/null 2>&1 if [

Re: [quadstor-virt] Physical Storage Missing, vDisk not in config but presented as mount point

2017-03-06 Thread QUADStor Support
What version are you running. This should have been fixed since 3.2.10 On Mon, Mar 6, 2017 at 4:16 PM, Gary Eastwood wrote: > Just an update on this > > I have found that the vDisk is not auto mounting correctly, so when I ran a > backup it filled up the OS disk and broke

Re: [quadstor-virt] Boot from SAN with Quadstor not working

2017-03-07 Thread QUADStor Support
Anything on the fcconfig side which might be causing this. Are the vdisks emulating 512 byte sectors ? Try clearing all fcconfig rules, restart the quadstor system, then try a restart at the initiator side and let us know. There is a pending FC update which might be available next week, but boot

Re: [quadstor-virt] Building kernel modules failed!

2017-03-07 Thread QUADStor Support
Kernel version > 4.0 isn't yet supported. We hope to have this ready in a week or two. On Mon, Mar 6, 2017 at 5:58 PM, Duh wrote: > Hello, module build failed on proxmox-ve host based on debian jessie > > root@b11:~# cat /etc/debian_version > 8.7 > root@b11:~# uname

Re: [quadstor-virt] Physical Storage Missing, vDisk not in config but presented as mount point

2017-03-06 Thread QUADStor Support
Please send the diagnostics file (HTML UI -> Physical Storage ->Run Diagnostics) to supp...@quadstor.com On Mon, Mar 6, 2017 at 3:11 PM, Gary Eastwood wrote: > Good Morning, > Set everything up on Friday, configured a 15TB disk in VMware which was > configured as the

Re: [quadstor-virt] Re: Building kernel modules failed!

2017-08-15 Thread QUADStor Support
Seems like a false positive. The soft lock is reported for a crc function which calculates the crc for the metadata stored on disk. This function can be called for many blocks on startup. Also the thread which does the metadata load does complete. Its seeks ok for now, but we will look into this

Re: [quadstor-virt] Re: Building kernel modules failed!

2017-08-14 Thread QUADStor Support
The soft lockup needs to be looked into. Can you send us the diagnostics logs. On Mon, Aug 14, 2017 at 2:51 PM, Mark Syms wrote: > That builds, I am seeing errors like this on startup though - > >> kernel:[ 322.168862] NMI watchdog: BUG: soft lockup - CPU#24 stuck for >>

Re: [quadstor-virt] Re: Building kernel modules failed!

2017-08-14 Thread QUADStor Support
Thanks. Do you remember the previous version that was installed ? On Mon, Aug 14, 2017 at 3:53 PM, Mark Syms wrote: > Attached. > > On Monday, 14 August 2017 11:14:11 UTC+1, quadstor wrote: >> >> The soft lockup needs to be looked into. Can you send us the diagnostics >>

Re: [quadstor-virt] Re: IBM AIX Compatibility or Emulation

2017-04-30 Thread QUADStor Support
we would need more information than this errpt sense information will be useful. Also the new release now supports the following option in /quadstor/etc/quadstor.conf CmdDebug=1 This should print SCSI sense errors if any in the kernel logs (/var/log/messages or /var/log/kern.log) along with the

Re: [quadstor-virt] Quadstor incredibly slow/not working after unclean shutdown

2017-09-05 Thread QUADStor Support
Please send the diagnostics to supp...@quadstor.com What was the reason for the shutdown ? gdevq is the thread which processes incoming requests, and if that is blocked it could indicate a problem with the underlying storage. On Tue, Sep 5, 2017 at 4:54 PM, wrote:

Re: [quadstor-virt] Quadstor incredibly slow/not working after unclean shutdown

2017-11-30 Thread QUADStor Support
Please try 3.2.13 from http://www.quadstor.com/storage-virtualization-enterprise-edition-downloads.html The procedure will be 1. Uninstall the old package (dpkg -r quadstor-virt) 2. Install the new package (dpkg -i quadstor-virt-3.2.13-debian7-x86_64.deb). Do not restart or attempt to start the

[quadstor-virt] QLogic firmware version 8.06 in the latest RHEL/CentOS

2017-12-10 Thread QUADStor Support
The FC target-mode driver has issues with the 8.06 firmware installed by linux-firmware-20170606-56.gitc990aae.el7.noarch on RHEL/CentOS Linux release 7.3.1611 (Core) The recent 8.07 firmware is recommended which can be got from

Re: [quadstor-virt] Deduplication metadata on a separate fast disk. How can I verify that?

2018-02-08 Thread QUADStor Support
If the pool "Enable Dedupe Metadata" is disabled then there are no tables initialized for that pool. When you try to add a disk to this pool without a disk configured in the Default pool the disk addition will fail. This is because there is no way to store the deduplication entries for the vdisks

Re: [quadstor-virt] ISCI volume with NTFS blocked on Read Only

2018-03-07 Thread QUADStor Support
Please send across the /var/log/messages (/var/log/syslog and /var/log/kern.log if on Debian) to us at supp...@quadstor.com On Thu, Mar 8, 2018 at 2:15 AM, Eric GROULT wrote: > Hello, > > The setup is a MS VM 2008R2 on esxserver 5.5. A SCSI volume from QUADSTOR > 3.2.13 is

Re: [quadstor-virt] Very low perf (vs vtl)

2018-03-14 Thread QUADStor Support
Please send the diagnostics file. Also a btrace output btrace -w 120 > /tmp/btrace.out Where will be the device path of the RAID device configured in the storage pool. If there are multiple devices please run btrace against all devices configured in the pool. Also btrace needs to be run

Re: [quadstor-virt] Dedup table limit reached

2018-04-19 Thread QUADStor Support
Please send the diagnostics logs to supp...@quadstor.com. The error indicates that the change to quadstor.conf is not being picked up On Thu, Apr 19, 2018 at 11:26 PM, Fabien Rouach wrote: > I've done the changes (rebuilt a system from scratch) > noe got that error when

Re: [quadstor-virt] Very low perf (vs vtl)

2018-03-16 Thread QUADStor Support
btrace is installed by the blktrace package. Its a script which runs blktrace and passes the output to blkparse. yum install -y blktrace Then btrace should be in /bin/ and in /usr/bin On Thu, Mar 15, 2018 at 12:03 AM, Fabien Rouach wrote: > I don't have btrace on my

Re: [quadstor-virt] Web interface not working

2018-11-06 Thread QUADStor Support
Hi, A restart is most likely needed. Proabably one of the kernel tasks hung or the mdaemon itself. Please check for any core files under / ls -l /core* If you find any, please run a file command on the core file to see if its related to 'mdaemon'. If yes Please try the following yum install