Storage

What Makes Instance Shutdown Itself

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What makes a running instance shutdown itself could be a very complicated topic to talk about, because we have to know what instance was thinking. What factors to make instance decide to run away from current situation? Was it trying to protect itself from further damage? In my cases, those causes seem to point to […]
iSCSI

How To Simplify The Path of External LUNs on Enterprise Linux

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Generally, you can see a pointer of a LUN under directory /dev/disk/by-path on Enterprise Linux 5, you are free to use them any time, but some external LUNs via iSCSI usually have complex filename like this:/dev/disk/by-path/ip-10.1.23.41:3260-iscsi-iqn.2006-01.com.openfiler:asm08-lun-0/dev/disk/by-path/ip-10.1.23.41:3260-iscsi-iqn.2006-01.com.openfiler:asm08-lun-0-part1The problem is, the more complex filename, the more errors could happen. So our purpose is to shorten filenames for […]