If you’re asking for technical help, please be sure to include all your system info, including operating system, model number, and any other specifics related to the problem. Both methods use the stmfadm command. Ximeta heralds this technology, touting several benefits device spanning into virtual drives, less overhead, etc , however it has some significant downsides. You must remove the existing binding for qlc before you can add that binding to a new driver. Track this discussion and email me when there are updates.
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Cons Unknown, potentially fly-by-night vendor that only seems to sell to the Future Shop with shoddily re-labelled OEM hardware.
Configuring Storage Devices With COMSTAR – Oracle Solaris Administration: Devices and File Systems
The utility scans for configuration changes. Driver qlt successfully added to system but failed to attach. This message does not indicate an error. Web searches yielded no information at all about this unit, though, with all internet roads leading back to the Future Shop. The qlc driver remains bound to the port, until the system is rebooted.
The driver to use with HBAs in comtsar mode is qlcwhich is a Qlogic driver.
Comstar GB USB RJ45 or Ximeta ND Enclosure – Dennis Forbes
Ensure the following prerequisite step has been completed:. It shows you how to use a specific device path to bind a port to a driver that is different from the driver to which it is currently bound.
Display what is currently bound to the port drivers. Or, you can configure the comstarr on a port-by-port basis.
The qlt driver attaches during reboot. This procedure uses path-based bindings. Copying Files and File Systems Tasks. Reboot the system to attach the new driver. You can also configure a dual port or quad port FC HBA so that a subset of the HBA ports is in target mode and the rest of the ports are in initiator mode.
Remove the current binding. Being an unknown vendor basically sticking a hard drive and an enclosure together with some of their stickers to cover the branding, it seems dubious that there’s any long term support backing you up if it fails during the 1 year paper warranty. Close inspection made it readily apparent that Comstar had strategically placed their own branding stickers, skewed and haphazardly, atop the original branding of the enclosure.
In this example, the qlc driver is actively bound to pciex, During the testing, I identified that the drive in this particular model was the Seagate Barracude Would appreciate your reviews on this product.
So I hooked it up to a speedy client-device with a USB 2.
Advertisements or netwirk links. All subsequent LUNs appear in the format output, because the script forces the initiator to touch all the LUNs through all the ports.
Make a LU available to hosts. If you still do not see the LUNs, ensure that the service is enabled on the target by using the svcs stmf dive. Also please exercise your best judgment when posting in the forums–revealing personal information such as your e-mail address, telephone number, and address is not recommended.
Comstar 320GB USB 2.0 External Hard Drive
While the built-in drive on the test PC, which I measured to gauge relative performance, gave a higher initial throughput, it actually fell behind later in the test. The device comsttar to me not only for its bountiful storage capacity at a price that’s lower than an internal GB harddrive alone generally goes for, but also for the promised direct network connectivity, theoretically allowing file sharing to multiple PCs without the need for a server.
Ensure the following prerequisite step has been completed: You must make logical units visible to initiator hosts for Fibre Channel and FCoE configurations by mapping the logical unit. Managing Removable Media Tasks 2. Track this discussion and email me when there are updates.
Managing Disk Use Tasks. The steps are run on the host. Flaming or offending other users Illegal activities: