[Orca-dev] Re: orca charts recognize host bus adaptor attached disk

Blair Zajac blair at orcaware.com
Wed Oct 10 14:08:20 PDT 2001


Try the latest orcallator.se version at


which includes Alan's work.


alegrand at wallace.com wrote:
> Dave,
>           Have you tried the USE_RAWDISK switch in orcallator.se  It was
> added
>           specifically to monitor  disks that were being missed.
> Alan LeGrand
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Pyles, Dave [mailto:dave.pyles at boeing.com]
> Sent: Wednesday, October 10, 2001 3:21 PM
> To: 'orca-developers at yahoogroups.com'
> Cc: 'Rich Pettit'
> Subject: orca charts recognize host bus adaptor attached disk
> Hello all,
> I've been using orca charts for a while to monitor several Sun E6000 and
> E6500 systems. We recently got some new F6800 Sun-Fire systems and we are
> attaching Compaq MA8000 disk arrays to them via Qlogic QLA2200 Host Bus
> Adaptor (fibre) cards. I downloaded SE Toolkit 3.2.1 and I am using the July
> version of orcallator.se that comes with it. SE Toolkit does not see the
> fibre attached drives. I have  corresponded with Rich Pettit on this issue
> but we have not come up with a way to deal with them yet. After poking
> around, I determined that they are sd108, sd109, and sd110. I can find these
> entries in kstat. They are configured as pseudo devices and show up in
> /var/adm/messages and /kernel/drv/ldLite.conf. I'm wondering if there is a
> workaround to get them into my orca charts. Is there some way to tweak
> orcallator.se to use a file containing sd names so it can read kstat info
> into the percol files for orca? I have some programming experience, but I'm
> not an expert programmer by any means (I'm a sys admin, Jim, not a doctor).
> Any suggestions?
> Dave Pyles
> dave at pyles.net
> dave.pyles at boeing.com
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