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  • Blog Post: Whitepaper on HA clustering with RHEL 6.5 and PowerEdge VRTX

    I have been working together with our RAID storage team on some guides for configuring HA clustering on Linux. The first such whitepaper is entitled "VRTX Cluster Configuration on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.5". It can be downloaded at < http://en.community.dell.com/techcenter/extras/m/white_papers...
  • Blog Post: Announcing the release of biosdevname 0.6.0

    (Posted on behalf of Jordan Hargrave.) Biosdevname is a utility used to help map Linux Ethernet devices to their physical location in a system. Traditionally in Linux, ethernet devices have been named ethX, which may or may not correspond to the Lan-on-Motherboard (LOM) numbering in the system. Biosdevname...
  • Blog Post: Dell Fluid Cache for SAN goes live with Linux

    Dell Fluid Cache Available worldwide today with support for Red Hat Enterprise Linux and SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, Dell Fluid Cache for SAN delivers the stability of a highly available write-back caching solution within a scalable, low-latency SAN environment and can provide extraordinary I...
  • Blog Post: VRTX Shared PERC 8 driver for Linux

    After much work and validation by LSI, Red Hat and Dell, a Linux driver is now available on support.dell.com for the VRTX Shared PERC 8. This driver supports the single-controller Entry Shared Mode (ESM) configuration. Work is in progress to support the dual-controller High Availability Shared PERC configuration...
  • Blog Post: Introducing the New Dell Storage Compatibility Matrix

    Today, we are making some changes to the way we publish our compatibility matrix documents for our SC Series (Compellent), PS Series (EqualLogic) and FS Series storage array products. To date, we have maintained separate compatibility documents for Compellent and EqualLogic based solutions. FS8600 (Compellent...
  • Blog Post: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.5 support on Dell PowerEdge servers

    Red Hat has announced the availability of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.5 (RHEL 6.5) Operating System on 21 st Nov 2013, kernel version is 2.6.32-431 Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.5 has been extensively validated on supported Dell PowerEdge servers Please refer to the important information...
  • Blog Post: Configure Oracle ASM on EqualLogic without ASMLib on RHEL 6.x

    Oracle Automatic Storage Management (ASM) is a volume manager and a file system that supports Oracle database. Oracle recommends using ASM for simplified administration and optimal I/O balancing across disk groups. ASMLib is a free, optional software feature from Oracle that simplifies the management...
  • Blog Post: Manage Dell Linux repositories with RHN Satellite, Spacewalk & SUSE Manager

    If you use Dell’s Linux repositories from http://linux.dell.com/repo/hardware (and we know many of you do), you’ve had the option of managing these repositories with Red Hat’s Network Satellite , Spacewalk or SUSE Manager by using the dell-satellite-sync tool to import the yum repositories...
  • Blog Post: Dell PowerEdge servers with AMD Opteron 6200 on Linux Operating systems

    Posted on behalf of Narayanan D from Dell's Enterprise Linux Engineering team AMD recently announced the release of Opteron 6200 series of processors. These processors are Socket G34 compatible and these have a maximum of 16 cores per socket. Opteron 6200 series of processors can be popped...
  • Blog Post: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.2 Support on Dell PowerEdge servers

    Posted on behalf of Gireesha US from Dell Linux Engineering Team. Red Hat has recently announced the availability of Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 6.2 Operating System, which includes driver updates, bug fixes and support for new hardware. For detailed information, please refer to RHEL 6.2 release...
  • Blog Post: Announcing the release of Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization (RHEV) 3.1 on Dell PowerEdge servers

    Red Hat announced the release of Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization (RHEV) 3.1, the first major update to its enterprise virtualization platform RHEV 3.0. Some of the features in RHEV 3.1 include, Increased hypervisor support for the latest Intel & AMD x86 processors RHEV can now support...
  • Blog Post: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.3 on Dell PowerEdge servers (Features and Native drivers)

    This blog is posted on behalf of Gireesha US, Linux Engineering Red Hat has recently announced the availability of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.3 (RHEL 6.3) Operating System. RHEL 6.3 includes driver updates, bug fixes and support for new hardware, For detailed information, please refer to RHEL 6.3...
  • Blog Post: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.8 Support on Dell PowerEdge servers

    Posted on behalf of Gireesha US from Dell Linux Engineering Team. Red Hat has announced the availability of Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 5.8 Operating System on Feb 2012, which includes driver updates, bug fixes and support for new hardware. For detailed information, please refer to RHEL 5.8 release...
  • Blog Post: Red Hat Enterprise virtualization (RHEV 3.0) works on Dell PowerEdge servers

    Posted on behalf of Gireesha US from Dell Linux Engineering team Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization (RHEV) 3.0 is supported on shipping PowerEdge 11th generation and 12th generation servers (2-socket and 4-socket servers). It has been validated and certified on the list of supported Dell PowerEdge...
  • Blog Post: Announcing the release of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.3 on Dell PowerEdge servers

    Starting December, 2012, Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.3 will have Dell OpenManage 7.2 support and will be offered as a factory installed Operating System on Dell PowerEdge servers. Some of the enhancements in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.3 include, Support for latest AMD 6300 and 4300 series processors...
  • Blog Post: Quick Steps For Updating System Software (BIOS & Other Firmware) Along With Linux OS Installation Using Kickstart File

    This blog post is authored by Ravi A from Dell Change Management team. A Dell system uses system software (BIOS and other firmware such as RAID controller firmware, PCIe-SSD firmware, Network Card Interface (NIC) firmware etc.) and required Linux operating system. General practice is to first install...
  • Blog Post: Texas Linux Fest 2012

    Last month, many Texas Linux aficionados converged on San Antonio for two days of Texas Linux Fest . This was my first time attending TLF, and I'm happy to say that the organizers put on a great event. There were clearly some heavy themes this year. The first day was filled mostly with Chef 101...
  • Blog Post: Low Latency and C States in Linux

    I recently encountered what was, at least for one system administrator, a source of confusion while setting up a real-time, low latency Linux system. Current Dell servers use processors which can be put into lower power states when they are idle to save power. These idle states are called C states...
  • Blog Post: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.9 on Dell PowerEdge servers (Features and Native drivers)

    Red Hat has recently announced the availability of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.9 (RHEL 5.9) Operating System. RHEL 5.9 includes the support for new hardware, driver updates and bug fixes. For detailed information, please refer to RHEL 5.9 release notes . Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.9 has been validated...
  • Blog Post: Announcing the release of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.2 on Dell PowerEdge servers

    Starting June, 2012, Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.2 will have Dell OpenManage Server Administrator 7.1 support and will be offered from Dell Factory on all the supported Dell PowerEdge Servers. Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.2 has native support for hardware shipping with Dell’s 12th generation servers...
  • Blog Post: Reflection on OSCON 2013

    A couple of weeks ago, I was on my way to OSCON, one of the largest open source conferences. I know some may ask, "What is Dell doing there?" Despite Dell's long investment in Linux and open source (my team, Linux Engineering, has been around since the 90's), Dell's role in the...
  • Blog Post: IPMI-KCS Interrupt Support on 12G Servers on Linux OSes

    Posted on behalf of Srinivas Gowda from Dell Linux Engineering Team Dell recently announced 12 th Generation PowerEdge Servers . It supports host of new features and Hardware. One such hardware feature is to use KCS interrupts for IPMI communication from Linux OS to Baseboard Management Controller...
  • Blog Post: Native Free Space Recovery in Red Hat Linux

    By Jim Lester, product specialist for Dell Compellent With the release of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6, Dell Compellent’s already great thin provisioning just got that much better. Thanks to the adaptation of new SCSI commands defined under the SBC-3 specification by the T10 Technical Committee...
  • Blog Post: Dell's Participation in Open Source India(OSI) Days 2012 Conference

    Posted on behalf of Gireesha US from Dell Linux Engineering team. OSI (Open Source India) Days - The Asia's Mega Open Source Convention ( www.osidays.com ) was being organized for the 9 th time in India during October 12 to 14 at the NIMHANS Convention Center, Bangalore. It was targeted at nurturing...
  • Blog Post: Announcing the release of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.8 on Dell PowerEdge servers

    Starting June, 2012, Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.8 will have Dell OpenManage Server Administrator 7.1 support and will be offered from Dell on all the supported Dell PowerEdge Servers. Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.8 has native support for hardware shipping with Dell’s 12th generation servers (including...