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How to restart Puredisk, in the device monitor its showing me offline

Created: 28 Oct 2012 | 3 comments

can someone please let me know how to restart(or whatevr) puredisk from offline state appearing in the device monitor - media servers.

its a newly setup puredisk. everything seems to be configured.

its a 5220 Puredisk.

I have other puredisks configured in the environment too, and they don't have this ciommand aswell which is mentioned in the admin guide for Puredisk.

/etc/init.d/puredisk <--- let alone status start stop thing.

/etc/init.d # puredisk start
bash: puredisk: command not found

uname -a
Linux puredisk #7 SMP Tue Nov 22 19:22:45 UTC 2011 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux

/etc/init.d # ls -l pu* vx*
/bin/ls: pu*: No such file or directory
-rwxr-xr-x 1 root bin   2773 Sep  6 10:33 vxatd
-rwxr-xr-x 1 root root  2757 Sep  6 10:33 vxatd.orig
-r-xr-xr-x 1 root root  2399 Sep  6 10:10 vxnm-vxnetd
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root    32 Sep  6 10:12 vxpbx_exchanged -> /opt/VRTSpbx/bin/vxpbx_exchanged
-rwxr-xr-x 1 root root  3315 Sep  6 10:10
-rwxr--r-- 1 root root  2120 Sep  6 10:10 vxvm-boot
-r-xr-xr-x 1 root root 35299 Sep  6 10:10 vxvm-reconfig
-r-xr-xr-x 1 root root  3578 Sep  6 10:10 vxvm-recover
-r-xr-xr-x 1 root root  2112 Sep  6 10:10 vxvm-startvc
-r-xr-xr-x 1 root root  3103 Sep  6 10:10 vxvm-startvs

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16ris10's picture

am not able to open the GUI, so i thought it was down or something. but then how can am able to putty to the appliance itself. anyway, no idea about puredisk. please someone help..

16ris10's picture

howwever on the master server. running that nbdevquery command for puredisk -U

this is what i see.

Disk Pool Name   : puredisk16

Disk Pool Id     :
Disk Type        : PureDisk
Status           : UP
Flag             : Patchwork
Flag             : Visible
Flag             : OpenStorage
Flag             : SingleStorageServer
Flag             : CopyExtents
Flag             : AdminUp
Flag             : InternalUp
Flag             : LifeCycle
Flag             : CapacityMgmt
Flag             : FragmentImages
Flag             : Cpr
Flag             : FT-Transfer
Flag             : OptimizedImage
Raw Size (GB)    : 31456.74
Usable Size (GB) : 31456.74
Num Volumes      : 1
High Watermark   : 98
Low Watermark    : 80
Max IO Streams   : -1
Comment          :
Storage Server   : puredisk16 (UP)

all other appliace have a similar output, the only difference, this doesn't have a disk pool id. whereas others have the disk pool id same as the name..

rsakimoto's picture


Try this commands to stop/start puredisk.

# service puredsik stop

# service puredisk start

# reboot ( to restart puredisk machine)