Fusion-IO disks not claimed or disappear from configuration after update Fusion-IO driver 3.x or later

Article:TECH200705  |  Created: 2012-12-10  |  Updated: 2012-12-14  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH200705
Article Type
Technical Solution


Issue



After updating the Fusion-IO driver to 3.x or later from 2.x versions, the Fusion-IO disk devices are no longer claimed by the DMP Array Support Library (ASL).  The devices are visible and accessible with operating system commands and may appear in /etc/vx/ddlconfig.info but are not available in DMP or Volume Manager.


Error



Fusion-IO disk devices are present in OS device tree and accessible but fail to be claimed by DMP.


Environment



Storage Foundation / Storage Foundation HA 5.1SP1 for Linux.


Cause



Fusion-IO has changed the output of 'fio-status -v' in driver version 3.0 and later. 


Solution



Update to Storage Foundation 6.0.1 or later where the ASL has been updated to address the changes.

A fixed ASL for 5.1SP1 is not yet available however has been requested.




Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH200705


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