Category Archives: SLES (SUSE Linux Enterprise Server)

Learning something new every day…

My IT experience reaches far back into last century’s 80ies, but no matter how deep I delve into the various subjects, there’s always something new to learn, every day. Like this tiny bit of information that I want to share … Continue reading

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slow detection of SAN LUNs

After moving our Xen cluster to new servers, we noticed a strange behavior: While the first VMs would start immediately,  later VMs (having started about 20 VMs) would not come up: The NPIV-configured LUNs couldn’t be attached in Dom0.

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Booting SLES with root file system on “late media”

Sorry for the weird title – it’s about booting a SLES server when the device for the root file system will initialize later than expected. We’ve experienced this issue with our Fiber Channel setup and raised a bug report with … Continue reading

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