sparc64/162513: mpt(4), mptutil(8) reports variable, erroneous drive information

Joerg Wunsch j at
Mon Nov 21 06:55:33 UTC 2011

As Marius Strobl wrote:

> I don't know what's the state of GVINUM is, especially not on sparc64.
> GMIRROR works just fine on sparc64 though.

I remember I've been using vinum on our elderly E450 years ago.  With
its 12 drive bays, it's been a fine machine to test all the various
features, including RAID-5.  I'm not sure whether this was already
gvinum or the old implementation though, but everything worked fine.

cheers, J"org               .-.-.   --... ...--   -.. .  DL8DTL                        NIC: JW11-RIPE
Never trust an operating system you don't have sources for. ;-)

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