[PVE-User] Proxmox VE 3.4 - Support Lifecycle

Denys Duchier denys.duchier at univ-orleans.fr
Fri Feb 26 15:55:56 CET 2016

Denys Duchier <denys.duchier at univ-orleans.fr> writes:

> Mikhail <m at plus-plus.su> writes:
>> Can you share what's the problem with iSCSI in current 4.1 PVE? We're
>> looking to install new cluster based on latest PVE, and we're going to
>> rely on iSCSI in terms of storage.
> The problem is you can't write to your SAN (if it uses SMR-HDDs, I
> gathered).  Our setup is a Dell PowerVault 3200i + iSCSI/multipath, and
> our servers just seem to DOS themselves to death with queued
> reconnection attempts.
> I suspect it has been fixed in this commit:
> https://git.proxmox.com/?p=pve-kernel.git;a=commit;h=ef5f1ab8555594d7d400308a4a38b2d0cdf1458f
> but I haven't been able to confirm it (I compiled the current pve-kernel,
> but it is entirely possible that I didn't do it right - so far I can't
> see my LUNs).

that last bit was because I had forgotten to update my host group
(controlling LUN access) with the new initiator id after reinstallation
of PVE 4.1.  Now, not only can I see my LUNs, but I can also restore VMs
on it. So the new pve-kernel does indeed fix the bug.


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