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Re: [Xen-devel] QLogic Fibre Channel HBA Support

To: Ian Pratt <Ian.Pratt@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [Xen-devel] QLogic Fibre Channel HBA Support
From: Steve Traugott <stevegt@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 6 Jul 2004 06:59:30 -0700
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On Tue, Jul 06, 2004 at 02:31:48PM +0100, Ian Pratt wrote:
> If you've got a console connection it should be pretty easy to
> tell whether its just one process blocked on /dev/random or the
> whole of the kernel sick due to an NFS deadlock.

What would we be looking at?  'q' output?

> I believe the former to be most likely solved, which does suggest
> the latter. Once you have iSCSI or the SAN set up I'd hope the
> hangs disappear.

I'm betting that's the case -- otherwise I'm going to have a small
surplus of fibre channel gear.  ;-)   

It's going to be at least a week before the equipment arrives, another
week for me to get a chance to build and evaluate unstable on it.  I'll
keep the list posted.

Stephen G. Traugott  (KG6HDQ)
UNIX/Linux Infrastructure Architect, TerraLuna LLC
http://www.stevegt.com -- http://Infrastructures.Org 

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