On 21/02/2014 23:06, jjoyce wrote:

> I have an HP ml110 G7 server with B110i (fakeraid) controller 2 - 1 Tb
> drives in Raid 10 with 1 Tb online spare drive. I am installing SLES 11
> SP3 and OES 11 SP2. I partitioned the storage with a /boot, /, and swap
> partition the remainder as LVM. When I try to initiate an NSS pool
> there is no device space available.
>
> How should I partition the array? Can NSS pools use the unassigned
> space on the LVM partition? How?


There are two issues at play here:

1) OES11 includes it's own Novell Linux Volume Manager (NLVM) which is
used instead of LVM and that's why there is no free space available to
create a NSS pool

2) you should not use software RAID for NSS storage and instead use NSS
Software RAID

See http://www.novell.com/documentation/...a/bwvc1xm.html

HTH.
--
Simon
Novell Knowledge Partner

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