Adding a second DS2246 shelf to a FAS3210
2013-03-10 09:24 PM
I'm new at this so please be patient.
I added a second shelf to an existing FAS3210. On the original configuration there was a single FC cable from the 3210 to the shelf, I basically daisy chained to the second shelf and ran another FC to the 3210, as per the wiring instructions. I then changed the shelf ID from 00 (used by the original) to 01.
Short story short I can't see the drives. Executing 'sysconfig' I can see them (slot 0: SAS Host Adapter 0a 48 disks; 26880.0GB, or double of previous count/capacity), executing 'disk show -n', which should show the new disks, doesn't show anything.
What am I missing here?
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Re: Adding a second DS2246 shelf to a FAS3210
2013-03-10 10:28 PM
So they were used by another system indeed. You need to force assign them to local controller. disk assign xx.xx -f. Double check disk names so you won’t accidentally assign partner disks.