From: Albert White - SUN Ireland (albert.white at domain ireland.sun.com)
Date: Wed 10 Jul 2002 - 18:11:49 IST
> On Wed, Jul 10, 2002 at 05:47:06PM +0100, Cunningham, Donal (Donal) mentioned:
> > > Sun never do hardware raid. Their opinion is that your Ultra
> > > CPU's are likely faster than any raid card, and better at doing RAID
> > > anyway.
> > What about the A1000 and T3?
> Aren't A1000's just disk arrays, that are mounted as standard SCSI disks
> by the sun box ?
Its a disk array managed by raid manager. It appears as LUN's and not separate
8. c2t5d0 <Symbios-StorEDGEA1000-0301 cyl 65533 alt 2 hd 64 sec 84>
/pseudo/rdnexus at domain 2/rdriver at domain 5,0
Part Tag Flag Cylinders Size Blocks
2 backup wu 0 - 65532 167.99GB (65533/0/0) 352305408
The D1000 is just standard disks that you need Disksuite/whatever to get RAID,
perhaps this is what youre thinking of?
> It's a while since I did sun kit, so I've no idea what a
> T3 is.
Has 9 disks, you telnet in and configure it with the RAID of your choice. It
presents 2 `disks`/LUNs back to solaris:
2. c1t2d0 <SUN-T300-0117 cyl 34530 alt 2 hd 48 sec 128>
/ssm at domain 0,0/pci at domain 1c,600000/SUNW,qlc at domain 1/fp at domain 0,0/ssd at domain w50020f230000564f,0
3. c1t2d1 <SUN-T300-0117 cyl 34530 alt 2 hd 48 sec 128>
/ssm at domain 0,0/pci at domain 1c,600000/SUNW,qlc at domain 1/fp at domain 0,0/ssd at domain w50020f230000564f,1
2 backup wu 0 - 34529 101.16GB (34530/0/0) 212152320
All on the web site http://www.sun.com/storage if people want more info.
go there - buy stuff ;)
-- Expressed in this posting are my opinions. They are in no way related to opinions held by my employer, Sun Microsystems. Statements on Sun products included here are not gospel and may be fiction rather than truth.
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