2013-04-15 02:46 AM
We have planned to move 2 * 300GB DSMK4 shelves from unused FAS 3050( hardware based ownership) to a new controller . We have destroyed the aggregate and zeroed the disks as spare.
The steps to be followed are
1.CF disable in the old controller ( since not in use)
2.Halt the controller
3.Power down the shelf manually
4.Unplug it & plug it new controller
I am so skeptical, the disks should have to come up fine with out tagging of old serial numbers>?
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Re: Shelf removal in hardware ownership
2013-04-15 04:23 AM
Yes, mailbox holds information about current state of disks (e.g. which head is current owner of disks), so it makes sense to clear this information when head identity changes.