[zfs-discuss] What's wrong with LSI 3081 (1068) + expander + (bad) SATA disk?

2012-04-05 Thread Weber, Markus
Even though it's not directly ZFS related, I've seen some similar discussion on this list and maybe someone has the final answer to this problem, as most tips and these things could help I have found so far have not fully solved the problem. We are struggling with the behaviour of the

Re: [zfs-discuss] What's wrong with LSI 3081 (1068) + expander + (bad) SATA disk?

2012-04-05 Thread Hung-Sheng Tsaio (Lao Tsao) Ph.D.
hi I donot have answer but just want to mention ZFS appliance move away from SATA to SAS with expander for a reason IIRC ZFS appliance based on SATA has one biggest problem, one SATA HDD will cause the whole array down regards On 4/5/2012 4:48 AM, Weber, Markus wrote: Even though it's not

Re: [zfs-discuss] no valid replicas

2012-04-05 Thread Jim Klimov
2012-04-04 23:27, Jan-Aage Frydenbø-Bruvoll wrote: Which OS and release? This is OpenIndiana oi_148, ZFS pool version 28. There was a bug in some releases circa 2010 that you might be hitting. It is harmless, but annoying. Ok - what bug is this, how do I verify whether I am facing it here

Re: [zfs-discuss] What's wrong with LSI 3081 (1068) + expander + (bad) SATA disk?

2012-04-05 Thread Paul Kraus
On Thu, Apr 5, 2012 at 4:48 AM, Weber, Markus f...@de.kpn-eurorings.net wrote: Even though it's not directly ZFS related, I've seen some similar discussion on this list and maybe someone has the final answer to this problem, as most tips and these things could help I have found so far have not

Re: [zfs-discuss] no valid replicas

2012-04-05 Thread Jim Klimov
2012-04-05 16:04, Jim Klimov написал: 2012-04-04 23:27, Jan-Aage Frydenbø-Bruvoll wrote: Which OS and release? This is OpenIndiana oi_148, ZFS pool version 28. There was a bug in some releases circa 2010 that you might be hitting. It is harmless, but annoying. Ok - what bug is this, how

Re: [zfs-discuss] What's wrong with LSI 3081 (1068) + expander + (bad) SATA disk?

2012-04-05 Thread Weber, Markus
Paul wrote: I have not seen any odd issues with the five J4400 configuration since we went production. I'm not familiar with the J4400 at all, but isn't Sun/Oracle using -like NetAPP- Interposer cards and thus handling the SATA drives more or less like SAS ones? Markus -- KPN

Re: [zfs-discuss] What's wrong with LSI 3081 (1068) + expander + (bad) SATA disk?

2012-04-05 Thread Paul Kraus
On Thu, Apr 5, 2012 at 10:04 AM, Weber, Markus f...@de.kpn-eurorings.net wrote: Paul wrote:    I have not seen any odd issues with the five J4400 configuration since we went production. I'm not familiar with the J4400 at all, but isn't Sun/Oracle using -like NetAPP- Interposer cards and

Re: [zfs-discuss] What's wrong with LSI 3081 (1068) + expander + (bad) SATA disk?

2012-04-05 Thread Hung-Sheng Tsaio (Lao Tsao) Ph.D.
On 4/5/2012 10:22 AM, Paul Kraus wrote: On Thu, Apr 5, 2012 at 10:04 AM, Weber, Markusf...@de.kpn-eurorings.net wrote: Paul wrote: I have not seen any odd issues with the five J4400 configuration since we went production. I'm not familiar with the J4400 at all, but isn't Sun/Oracle

Re: [zfs-discuss] What's wrong with LSI 3081 (1068) + expander + (bad) SATA disk?

2012-04-05 Thread Rocky Shek
J4400 is using LSI/SiliconStor SS1320 Interposer cards to handle SATA HD With past experience, we have better luck with Hitachi SATA then WD SATA HD. Sun was using Hitachi HD, too. If you have me to choose, 7200 RPM SAS HD is still the best choice. Most of our customers use pure SAS HD on our

Re: [zfs-discuss] no valid replicas

2012-04-05 Thread Ian Collins
On 04/ 5/12 07:08 AM, Jan-Aage Frydenbø-Bruvoll wrote: Dear List, I am struggling with a storage pool on a server, where I would like to offline a device for replacement. The pool consists of two-disk stripes set up in mirrors (yep, stupid, but we were running out of VDs on the controller at

[zfs-discuss] OpenIndiana production-ready?

2012-04-05 Thread Anh Quach
Hello list, What's the current production-readiness of OI 151a? I'm evaluating Solaris 11 at the moment on HP server hardware + SAS JBODs. Also considering picking up a Thumper/Thor on the used market. For a ZFS storage server, is it a better idea to just stick w/ Oracle Solaris, or is OI

Re: [zfs-discuss] OpenIndiana production-ready?

2012-04-05 Thread Rocky Shek
Anh, We have customers using both Solaris 11 and OI 151a. Most of customers are using Solaris 11 for production and OI for tier 2 or backup so far Solaris 11 Zpool version is at 33 while OI at 28 + some bug fix Detail can be found at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ZFS $ uname -a SunOS