[Linux-cluster] IBM Blade center

Duncan Morgan dmorgan at gmi-mr.com
Wed Jan 19 18:00:24 UTC 2005

We use the Intel version of the Blade Center and wrote a custom fence
script. It is quite easy to do.


-----Original Message-----
From: linux-cluster-bounces at redhat.com
[mailto:linux-cluster-bounces at redhat.com] On Behalf Of Adam Manthei
Sent: Wednesday, January 19, 2005 7:05 AM
To: linux clistering
Subject: Re: [Linux-cluster] IBM Blade center

On Wed, Jan 19, 2005 at 09:44:17AM -0500, Tony Boucher wrote:
> Does anyone know of a fencing module that works with IBM Blade center
? We 
> want to be able to  fence by rebooting the blade. 

Use fence_bladecenter.  This will require that you have telnet enabled
your management module (may require a firmware update)

> There are some issues with fencing through the McData switch. The
> boot from SAN, so when the McData fence module logs in and disables
the FC 
> port. The whole node gets hosed. (The OS drive gets fenced off too) 

Adam Manthei  <amanthei at redhat.com>

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