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Simulator CDOT 821 on vSphere 5.1U1 - 0 disks found !

renault

Hi all, I'm trying to run the simulator on ESXi 5.1U1.

 

The pb is the filer do not see its disks. I tried

- without files modifications, just enterring : vmkload_mod multiextent, adding to Vsphere inventory, then start.

- with files modification using theses commands, then adding VM to Vsphere inventory, then start, as stated here : http://community.netapp.com/t5/Simulator-Discussions/ONTAP-Simulator-Fixes-MEGA-Thread/td-p/11213

vmkload_mod multiextent

cd /vmfs/volumes/nfs99/f-CDot821-sim

vmkfstools -i DataONTAP-sim.vmdk DataONTAP-sim-fixed.vmdk -d thin 

vmkfstools -i DataONTAP.vmdk DataONTAP-fixed.vmdk -d thin

vmkfstools -U DataONTAP-sim.vmdk

vmkfstools -U DataONTAP.vmdk

vmkfstools -E DataONTAP-sim-fixed.vmdk DataONTAP-sim.vmdk

vmkfstools -E DataONTAP-fixed.vmdk DataONTAP.vmdk

vmkload_mod -u multiextent

 

See joined pic Does it means this simulator is not compatible with vSphere 5.1 ?

 

CDOTsim821 - boot beginning.jpg

 

CDOTsim821 - no disks.jpg

 

Thank you

ML

1 ACCEPTED SOLUTION

shatfield

Ctrl-C at the prompt, then option 4 from the menu.

 

 

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shatfield

Ctrl-C at the prompt, then option 4 from the menu.

 

 

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renault

Hi,

Thank you for this suggestion, but it does not work :

 

CDOTsim821 - initialize mroot do not exist or is it not writeable.jpg

shatfield

Does it bootloop again after the option 4? (the first reboot is expected).

 

If so, something happened during init that prevented the simdisks from being created.  To confirm, Ctrl-C to the boot menu, then ls /sim/dev/,disks

if the directory is empty, you need to rearm vdevinit at the loader:

 

Reboot, stopping at the LOADER> prompt, then enter the following:

setenv bootarg.vm.sim.vdevinit "23:14:0,23:14:1"
setenv bootarg.sim.vdevinit "23:14:0,23:14:1"

boot

 

Then Ctr-C, option 4.  You should get a reboot, then a wall of dots, then the setup script.

 

renault

Hi

Thanks to all of you.

 

In fact, after option 4, there is an error, but after reboot, I can see the wall of dots, and the cluster wizard is automatically started.

 

Best regards

ML

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