Could you help me understand why IBM SDD is broke, vs using device mapper multipath?  


Christoph Hellwig <>
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09/23/2005 12:19 PM

Re: [Jfs-discussion] JFS on IBM Subsystem Device Driver (SDD) 1.6 SLES9

On Fri, Sep 23, 2005 at 09:59:23AM -0400, wrote:
> We were planning to utilize JFS on SLES9 utilizing IBM's SDD on an IBM
> DS6800 Storage array, until I read the readme file (1), which says:

IBM's SDD is completely broken.  Please try to use the kernel device
mapper multipath code.

/me beeing grumpy that the morons at that ibm divsion even forward-ported
this code..

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