Linux – Using systool To Easily Get HBA Info

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Getting HBA detail information in Linux by using systool Lets get into the details with a few worked examples. First of, a command to show basic Fiber Channel info (actually quite useful when you’re getting the hang of what’s on a system).

which, on my test system (unconnected to a SAN fabric at the […]

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Xsigo OEL linux driver installtion

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First check if the PCI card is visble to the system lspci |grep Mellanox 06:00.0 Network controller: Mellanox Technologies MT27500 Family [ConnectX-3] 09:00.0 InfiniBand: Mellanox Technologies MT26428 [ConnectX VPI PCIe 2.0 5GT/s – IB QDR / 10GigE] (rev b0) Then install the Xsigo burn utiltiy rpm ivh xsigo-hca-firmware-4.0.3.r177.XGBOOT-1.i386.rpm Then make sure to burin the Xsigo […]

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Configuring LACP bonding on RedHat, CentOS

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Setting up LACP on Redhat linux Modify /etc/modprobe.conf (Not needed as of RHEL and OEL 6+)

In order for the kernel bonding module to come up when the machine boots, create a file: /etc/modprobe.d/bonding.conf

Create /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-bond0

Modify /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-eth0

Modify /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-eth1

Restart networking:

Check the status of the bond:

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