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Old world meets the new

Started by Jim MacKrell in COMMUNITY SUPPORT. Last reply by Jim MacKrell on Thursday. 4 Replies

snfs 5.x clients crashing snfs 4.x mdc's

Started by Kelli Clark in COMMUNITY SUPPORT. Last reply by Mike Harsh on Wednesday. 8 Replies

LTFS reading tapes optimization

Started by Gilbert Barrot in COMMUNITY SUPPORT. Last reply by Jason Stevens on Thursday. 7 Replies

Media error

Started by Joe in COMMUNITY SUPPORT. Last reply by Michael Richter Jan 13. 1 Reply

Stornext 4.7 MDC

Started by Anshu Maity in COMMUNITY SUPPORT. Last reply by Michael Richter Dec 8, 2016. 1 Reply

Configuring Xcellis NAS for LDAP

Started by Jordi Sanz in COMMUNITY SUPPORT. Last reply by Michael Richter Dec 8, 2016. 1 Reply

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Jim MacKrell replied to Jim MacKrell's discussion Old world meets the new
"I will next time I'm near it. Thanks! Jim"
Thursday
Roger Beck replied to Jim MacKrell's discussion Old world meets the new
"Hi, if I'm not mistaken the Rorke Galaxy was running Numa-RAID as controller. I assume further that the update brought you to Raidix which is a further development of the old Numa-RAID. However, a LUN should be a LUN and should not require any…"
Thursday
Michael Richter replied to Maged Fawzy's discussion How to join 4 Dell workstations to xsan sever 5 using sternext
"Hello, if you are using XSAN MDC you require a StornextFS License and SNFX Client for the windows stations to be able to access the XSAN."
Thursday
Jason Stevens replied to Gilbert Barrot's discussion LTFS reading tapes optimization
"it cut my restore times from 8-12hr to 3-4hr. it is one of the best kept secrets of LTFS. strangely I have a few tapes that someone wrote that have a few files without an ltfs.startblock xattr, so as a heads up make sure you handle files missing the…"
Thursday
Jason Stevens replied to Orienlink's discussion SNFS client 5.3.1 - Kernel Taint on CentOS 7.2 HP Z840(E5 2687v4)
"The "nosmap" grub option is only needed with newer CPU's that support Supervisor Mode Access Pervention (SMAP). if you upgrade to Stornext 5.4.0 or newer, you do not need the "nosmap" option."
Thursday
Gilbert Barrot replied to Gilbert Barrot's discussion LTFS reading tapes optimization
"Hi all, just to inform you that the process described in the document sent by Jason has been implemented in our scripts and dramatically improves the reading speed (from several days to several hours). We are continuing tests in different…"
Thursday
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Jim MacKrell replied to Jim MacKrell's discussion Old world meets the new
"Hi Mike It wasn't a Stornext/X-San software issue, it was a specific hardware issue with the HDX2. It wouldn't mount any of the volumes until the firmware update was done. Thanks, Jim"
Wednesday
Mike Harsh replied to Kelli Clark's discussion snfs 5.x clients crashing snfs 4.x mdc's
"Hello, Specific to the compatibility comment " there was once a document where Quantum provided information about the supported version..", here is a guide I just pointed another user to that could be…"
Wednesday
Mike Harsh replied to Jim MacKrell's discussion Old world meets the new
"Hello, Could the Compatibility Guide help you with this? http://qsupport.quantum.com/kb/flare/Content/stornext/SN5_DocSite/PDFs/PDF_Downloads.htm and then expand Compatibility Guide > StorNext 5 Compatibility page 50 of 53 lists Xsan…"
Wednesday
Jim MacKrell posted a discussion

Old world meets the new

Hello I have a customer with a stable F/C SAN consisting of Stornext 4.7.2 on a purpose built MDC, with OSX Clients on Mavericks 10.9.2 and 10.9.5. One of the volumes is a Rorke Galaxy HDX2 16TB 16 spindle RAID. The MacOSX clients need to upgrade to el Capitan to leverage current software, so Stornext will go to 5.3.2.The Rorke required a f/w update before it would mount anything when it was Stornext was revved from 3.1.3, and is currently EOS. Does anyone have any knowledge of whether this…See More
Mar 21
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Mar 20
Kelli Clark replied to Kelli Clark's discussion snfs 5.x clients crashing snfs 4.x mdc's
"I think I'm going to sit in the "planning phase" as long as possible :D Thanks again Heiner"
Mar 16
Kelli Clark replied to Kelli Clark's discussion snfs 5.x clients crashing snfs 4.x mdc's
"Hey Roger, My plan is to upgrade all mdc's but I was hoping to do the fs conversions gradually, as I hear through the grapevine that these conversions can take a very long time to complete. So in that scenario I would be in mixed environment…"
Mar 16
Roger Beck replied to Kelli Clark's discussion snfs 5.x clients crashing snfs 4.x mdc's
"Kelly, as Heiner pointed out, the MDC should always be the highest version if you have a mix of version floating around. As you have to upgrade the MDC eventually anyway, why not start with the MDC and do the clients one after the other? This would…"
Mar 16
 
 
 

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