According to the Sunsolve web pages
The SunBlade 2000 has a One single-ended, 68-pin, SCSI connector (16-bit Ultra/Fast/Wide, 40-MB/sec)
We have a SunBlade 2000 unit with 3 SUN72G drives. 1 with he OS and 2 with RAID where our application is running . The problem is that the application is taking too long to finish compiling. What takes 8 minutes on a more powerful machine, is taking 40+ so minutes on that SunBlade (Its a pretty big job involving millions of records). I'm pretty sure the bottle neck is on that controller, but my question is are the SUN72G drives FC-AL 160 drives, or 80 drives?? I cannot find this information anywhere.
Here's a printout of the config::
AVAILABLE DISK SELECTIONS:
0. c1t1d0 <SUN72G cyl 14087 alt 2 hd 24 sec 424>
1. c2t0d0 <SUN72G cyl 14087 alt 2 hd 24 sec 424>
2. c2t1d0 <SUN72G cyl 14087 alt 2 hd 24 sec 424>
Specify disk (enter its number):
Filesystem kbytes used avail capacity Mounted on
/dev/dsk/c1t1d0s0 62429340 17822049 43982998 29% /
/proc 0 0 0 0% /proc
fd 0 0 0 0% /dev/fd
mnttab 0 0 0 0% /etc/mnttab
swap 9473608 16 9473592 1% /var/run
swap 9666520 192928 9473592 2% /tmp
/dev/md/dsk/d2 141105156 95745111 43948994 69% /data
The 2 drives are on an external connection . My question is
1. What kind of third party external controller will solve the bottle neck issue. It has to be 100% compatible with Sun 8, and with those FC-AL drives.
2. SUN72 drives are what exactly? 80 or 160 drives?
3. About FC-AL drives. Can these drives be mounted using an internal LVD internal cable, or these drives can be only mounted externally. I'm not sure how this configuration looks because its on customer site in another country. I cannot go and check it physically.
4. Is there any commands I can run to see the scsi state of these drives. Speed (40, 80, 160), transfer rate statistics (mb/sec during high load)
5. Any other commands I can run to get printouts relevant to solving a HW bottleneck issue on SunOS8
1st post in the community. Hope to give more "solutions" than ask questions ;)
Thanks in advance.