|Red Hat Cluster Suite: Configuring and Managing a Cluster|
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SCSI buses must adhere to a number of configuration requirements to operate correctly. Failure to adhere to these requirements adversely affects cluster operation and resource availability.
The following are SCSI bus configuration requirements:
Buses must be terminated at each end. Refer to Section D.3 SCSI Bus Termination for more information.
Buses must not extend beyond the maximum length restriction for the bus type. Internal cabling must be included in the length of the SCSI bus. Refer to Section D.4 SCSI Bus Length for more information.
All devices (host bus adapters and disks) on a bus must have unique SCSI identification numbers. Refer to Section D.5 SCSI Identification Numbers for more information.
The Linux device name for each shared SCSI device must be the same on each cluster system. For example, a device named /dev/sdc on one cluster system must be named /dev/sdc on the other cluster system. One way to ensure that devices are named the same is by using identical hardware for both cluster systems.
Use the system's configuration utility to set SCSI identification
numbers and enable host bus adapter termination. When the system boots,
a message is displayed describing how to start the utility. For example,
the utility prompts the user to press