My apologies for not closing the loop on this one. For the archives...
On 02/10/2011 03:11 AM, Pasi Kärkkäinen wrote:
> On Thu, Feb 10, 2011 at 01:55:57AM -0500, Bill McGonigle wrote:
>> > Hi, folks,
>> > Has anybody had luck using phy: disks with this version?
> With*what* version?:)
This was(is) 2.6.32
>> > I'm trying to create a new OpenSolaris DomU (nexenta 3.0.4) with two phy:
>> > devices, and
>> > instead of the expected behavior I'm seeing two disks show up, one as
>> > 0GB and one as 64510.04GB.
>> > file: devices seem to work OK.
>> > Disks are declared like:
>> > 'phy:/dev/disk/by-id/scsi-SATA_ST31500341AS_9VS41HND,xvda,w',
> Did you try with /dev/sdX ? That shouldn't change the behaviour but you never
It turns out this was due to the inability of the 32-bit Solaris kernel
to handle disks of modern size. Forcing the 64-bit Solaris kernel
cleared up the issue.
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