[Linux-cluster] AoE does not discover

Ramon van Alteren ramon at vanalteren.nl
Thu Jul 13 10:00:29 UTC 2006

Tracy R Reed wrote:

> Hello all!
> Anyone here use AoE? I cannot seem to find an AoE specific mailing 
> list. Not sure I want to bother the Coraid folks since I am not using 
> Coraid equipment. Is there a better place for this query? I am so 
> close to getting my cluster mounted with root (and then Xen domains) 
> on AoE but my initrd is having problems getting AoE set up. I am using 
> kernel vmlinuz-
> AoE is compiled in statically.

Switch it to module based and update the module with the source from 
Apart from the performance improvement I'm also under the impression 
that the discovery process is working slightly better.

> But when I do echo 1 > /dev/aoe/discover nothing happens.

That's weird, it should do a broadcast.

> Any ideas? Thanks!

Hope this helps, we're using coraids SR1520, a co-worker tested with 
vblades in a vmware test-setup but found it to be slightly error-prone. 
You might want to check out Ian Blenkes site: 
if you haven't done so already.

Grtz Ramon

Gustave Flaubert


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