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  • Latest Post - ‏2013-10-24T11:49:31Z by jpc@pt.ibm.com
ZhenYuHu
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Pinned topic San Boot failure with HuaWei Storage N8500

‏2013-09-13T13:39:47Z |

Hi,

My VIOC has 4 NPIV virtual FC adapters. Mapping a LUN from HuaWei N8500 storage for install OS.  I boot from cdrom and I can found a disk from SAN has 8 paths. I can finished AIX installation. When the VIOC reboot, it can't boot from SAN disk. The message " Can not found boot image...............press Ctrl+C to SMS..................."" display on the screen.

I do the test below:

1 Mapping a local disk by vSCSI.  Install AIX to vSCSI disk.  Completed.

2 Add the SAN disk to rootvg and make rootvg mirror. Perform bosboot on SAN disk.  Reduce the local disk from rootvg. Change the bootlist to SAN disk.

3 Reboot the VIOC

4 Boot failure. The message " Can not found boot image...............press Ctrl+C to SMS..................."

I thinks the Strorage N8500 from HuaWei can used for data vg in AIX, but It can not suppot AIX SAN boot.

 

  • jpc@pt.ibm.com
    jpc@pt.ibm.com
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    Re: San Boot failure with HuaWei Storage N8500

    ‏2013-10-24T11:49:31Z  

    Change your zoning so that you only have 4 paths to the boot disk.