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Bug 467713 - [NetApp 6.0 feat] Include a bundled dynamic SCSI rescan script
[NetApp 6.0 feat] Include a bundled dynamic SCSI rescan script
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
Classification: Red Hat
Component: sg3_utils (Show other bugs)
All Linux
medium Severity medium
: rc
: 6.0
Assigned To: Dan Horák
Michal Nowak
: FutureFeature, OtherQA
Depends On: 469628
Blocks: 217209 467201 476571 538787 554559
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Reported: 2008-10-20 09:38 EDT by Andrius Benokraitis
Modified: 2015-07-14 00:26 EDT (History)
10 users (show)

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Fixed In Version: sg3_utils-1.26-2.fc10
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Description Andrius Benokraitis 2008-10-20 09:38:22 EDT
+++ This bug was initially created as a clone of Bug #467201 +++

Feature request:
Dynamic SCSI rescan functionality can be currently implemented by manually echoing values into the SCSI sysfs files. This is an extremely useful feature in enterprise scenarios, as a reload of the underlying driver(which does a SCSI rescan) is not practical as it is disruptive.

It would be ideal if the RHEL kernel provides a bundled SCSI rescan script which performs the following dynamic SCSI rescan functionalities:

1) Detect luns added to the host.

2) Remove luns from the host.

3) Resize existing luns on the host.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
RHEL 5.3.

--- Additional comment from dhorak@redhat.com on 2008-10-16 07:07:19 EDT ---

Are you looking for something like the rescan-scsi-bus.sh script from http://www.garloff.de/kurt/linux/scsidev/ ?

--- Additional comment from marting@netapp.com on 2008-10-16 07:39:56 EDT ---


This could be made a part of the sg3_utils package. Are there any plans to include this in future RHEL kernels?

--- Additional comment from dhorak@redhat.com on 2008-10-16 08:39:04 EDT ---

Please submit a request for enhancement via the standard support channel and let them bind the request with this bug.

I can add the script into Fedora on my own, so it will then appear in RHEL 6.

--- Additional comment from andriusb@redhat.com on 2008-10-16 12:53:48 EDT ---

Dan - NetApp is a formal engineering Partner and therefore this bugzilla will serve as the official feature request I'll monitor (being their assigned partner manager).
Comment 1 Andrius Benokraitis 2008-10-20 09:40:43 EDT
The RHEL 5.4 bug for this issue can be found at bug 467201.
Comment 2 Dan Horák 2008-11-03 03:08:10 EST
I have cloned this bug for Fedora Rawhide and made it block this bug. Dependency on the RHEL 5.4 original bug (auto created during cloning) is removed.
Comment 3 Dan Horák 2009-03-19 09:43:49 EDT
since sg3_utils-1.26-2.fc10 in Fedora
Comment 4 releng-rhel@redhat.com 2009-11-02 18:13:51 EST
Fixed in 'sg3_utils-1.26-2.fc10'. 'sg3_utils-1.27-2.el6' included in compose 'RHEL6.0-20091102.0'.
Moving to ON_QA.
Comment 6 Dan Horák 2010-08-17 06:08:19 EDT
Michal, NetApp feedback is tracked in bug #538787
Comment 8 Ronald Pacheco 2010-09-23 14:07:58 EDT
NetApp has verified bug 538787, so marking this one as verified, too.
Comment 9 releng-rhel@redhat.com 2010-11-11 09:58:43 EST
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.0 is now available and should resolve
the problem described in this bug report. This report is therefore being closed
with a resolution of CURRENTRELEASE. You may reopen this bug report if the
solution does not work for you.

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