Index

Symbols

/boot/ directory, The /boot/ Directory
/dev/shm, Gathering File System Information
/etc/fstab, Converting to an Ext3 File System, Mounting NFS File Systems using /etc/fstab, Mounting a File System
/etc/fstab file
enabling disk quotas with, Enabling Quotas
/local/directory (client configuration, mounting)
NFS, NFS Client Configuration
/proc
/proc/devices, The /proc Virtual File System
/proc/filesystems, The /proc Virtual File System
/proc/mdstat, The /proc Virtual File System
/proc/mounts, The /proc Virtual File System
/proc/mounts/, The /proc Virtual File System
/proc/partitions, The /proc Virtual File System
/proc/devices
virtual file system (/proc), The /proc Virtual File System
/proc/filesystems
virtual file system (/proc), The /proc Virtual File System
/proc/mdstat
virtual file system (/proc), The /proc Virtual File System
/proc/mounts
virtual file system (/proc), The /proc Virtual File System
/proc/mounts/
virtual file system (/proc), The /proc Virtual File System
/proc/partitions
virtual file system (/proc), The /proc Virtual File System
/remote/export (client configuration, mounting)
NFS, NFS Client Configuration

A

adding paths to a storage device, Adding a Storage Device or Path
adding/removing
LUN (logical unit number), Adding/Removing a Logical Unit Through rescan-scsi-bus.sh
advanced RAID device creation
RAID, Advanced RAID Device Creation
allocation features
ext4, The Ext4 File System
XFS, The XFS File System
Anaconda support
RAID, RAID Support in the Installer
API, Fibre Channel, Fibre Channel API
API, iSCSI, iSCSI API
ATA standards
I/O alignment and size, ATA
autofs , autofs, autofs Configuration
(see also NFS)
autofs version 5
NFS, Improvements in autofs Version 5 over Version 4

B

backup/restoration
XFS, Backup and Restoration of XFS File Systems
battery-backed write caches
write barriers, Battery-Backed Write Caches
bcull (cache cull limits settings)
FS-Cache, Setting Cache Cull Limits
binding/unbinding an iface to a portal
offload and interface binding
iSCSI, Binding/Unbinding an iface to a Portal
block device ioctls (userspace access)
I/O alignment and size, Block Device ioctls
blocked device, verifying
Fibre Channel
modifying link loss behavior, Fibre Channel
brun (cache cull limits settings)
FS-Cache, Setting Cache Cull Limits
bstop (cache cull limits settings)
FS-Cache, Setting Cache Cull Limits
Btrfs
File System, Btrfs (Technology Preview)

C

cache back-end
FS-Cache, FS-Cache
cache cull limits
FS-Cache, Setting Cache Cull Limits
cache limitations with NFS
FS-Cache, Cache Limitations With NFS
cache setup
FS-Cache, Setting Up a Cache
cache sharing
FS-Cache, Cache Sharing
cachefiles
FS-Cache, FS-Cache
cachefilesd
FS-Cache, Setting Up a Cache
CCW, channel command word
storage considerations during installation, DASD and zFCP Devices on IBM System Z
changing dev_loss_tmo
Fibre Channel
modifying link loss behavior, Fibre Channel
Changing the read/write state
Online logical units, Changing the Read/Write State of an Online Logical Unit
channel command word (CCW)
storage considerations during installation, DASD and zFCP Devices on IBM System Z
coherency data
FS-Cache, FS-Cache
command timer (SCSI)
Linux SCSI layer, Command Timer
commands
volume_key, volume_key Commands
configuration
discovery
iSCSI, iSCSI Discovery Configuration
configuring a tftp service for diskless clients
diskless systems, Configuring a tftp Service for Diskless Clients
configuring an Ethernet interface to use FCoE
FCoE, Configuring a Fibre Channel over Ethernet Interface
configuring DHCP for diskless clients
diskless systems, Configuring DHCP for Diskless Clients
configuring RAID sets
RAID, Configuring RAID Sets
controlling SCSI command timer and device status
Linux SCSI layer, Controlling the SCSI Command Timer and Device Status
creating
ext4, Creating an Ext4 File System
XFS, Creating an XFS File System
cumulative mode (xfsrestore)
XFS, Cumulative Mode for xfsrestore

D

DASD and zFCP devices on IBM System z
storage considerations during installation, DASD and zFCP Devices on IBM System Z
debugfs (other ext4 file system utilities)
ext4, Other Ext4 File System Utilities
deployment
solid-state disks, Solid-State Disk Deployment Guidelines
deployment guidelines
solid-state disks, Solid-State Disk Deployment Guidelines
determining remote port states
Fibre Channel
modifying link loss behavior, Fibre Channel
dev directory, The /dev/ Directory
device status
Linux SCSI layer, Device States
device-mapper multipathing, DM-Multipath
devices, removing, Removing a Storage Device
dev_loss_tmo
Fibre Channel
modifying link loss behavior, Fibre Channel
Fibre Channel API, Fibre Channel API
dev_loss_tmo, changing
Fibre Channel
modifying link loss behavior, Fibre Channel
df, Gathering File System Information
DHCP, configuring
diskless systems, Configuring DHCP for Diskless Clients
DIF/DIX-enabled block devices
storage considerations during installation, Block Devices with DIF/DIX Enabled
direct map support (autofs version 5)
NFS, Improvements in autofs Version 5 over Version 4
directories
/boot/, The /boot/ Directory
/dev/, The /dev/ Directory
/etc/, The /etc/ Directory
/mnt/, The /mnt/ Directory
/opt/, The /opt/ Directory
/proc/, The /proc/ Directory
/srv/, The /srv/ Directory
/sys/, The /sys/ Directory
/usr/, The /usr/ Directory
/var/, The /var/ Directory
dirty logs (repairing XFS file systems)
XFS, Repairing an XFS File System
disabling NOP-Outs
iSCSI configuration, iSCSI Root
disabling write caches
write barriers, Disabling Write Caches
discovery
iSCSI, iSCSI Discovery Configuration
disk quotas, Disk Quotas
additional resources, Disk Quota References
assigning per file system, Setting the Grace Period for Soft Limits
assigning per group, Assigning Quotas per Group
assigning per user, Assigning Quotas per User
disabling, Enabling and Disabling
enabling, Configuring Disk Quotas, Enabling and Disabling
/etc/fstab, modifying, Enabling Quotas
creating quota files, Creating the Quota Database Files
quotacheck, running, Creating the Quota Database Files
grace period, Assigning Quotas per User
hard limit, Assigning Quotas per User
management of, Managing Disk Quotas
quotacheck command, using to check, Keeping Quotas Accurate
reporting, Reporting on Disk Quotas
soft limit, Assigning Quotas per User
disk storage (see disk quotas)
parted (see parted)
diskless systems
DHCP, configuring, Configuring DHCP for Diskless Clients
exported file systems, Configuring an Exported File System for Diskless Clients
network booting service, Setting Up A Remote Diskless System
remote diskless systems, Setting Up A Remote Diskless System
required packages, Setting Up A Remote Diskless System
tftp service, configuring, Configuring a tftp Service for Diskless Clients
dm-multipath
iSCSI configuration, iSCSI Settings With dm-multipath
dmraid
RAID, dmraid
dmraid (configuring RAID sets)
RAID, dmraid
drivers (native), Fibre Channel, Native Fibre Channel Drivers and Capabilities
du, Gathering File System Information
dump levels
XFS, Backup and Restoration of XFS File Systems

E

e2fsck, Reverting to an Ext2 File System
e2image (other ext4 file system utilities)
ext4, Other Ext4 File System Utilities
e2label
ext4, Other Ext4 File System Utilities
e2label (other ext4 file system utilities)
ext4, Other Ext4 File System Utilities
enablind/disabling
write barriers, Enabling/Disabling Write Barriers
enhanced LDAP support (autofs version 5)
NFS, Improvements in autofs Version 5 over Version 4
error messages
write barriers, Enabling/Disabling Write Barriers
etc directory, The /etc/ Directory
expert mode (xfs_quota)
XFS, XFS Quota Management
exported file systems
diskless systems, Configuring an Exported File System for Diskless Clients
ext2
reverting from ext3, Reverting to an Ext2 File System
ext3
converting from ext2, Converting to an Ext3 File System
creating, Creating an Ext3 File System
features, The Ext3 File System
ext4
allocation features, The Ext4 File System
creating, Creating an Ext4 File System
debugfs (other ext4 file system utilities), Other Ext4 File System Utilities
e2image (other ext4 file system utilities), Other Ext4 File System Utilities
e2label, Other Ext4 File System Utilities
e2label (other ext4 file system utilities), Other Ext4 File System Utilities
file system types, The Ext4 File System
fsync(), The Ext4 File System
main features, The Ext4 File System
mkfs.ext4, Creating an Ext4 File System
mounting, Mounting an Ext4 File System
nobarrier mount option, Mounting an Ext4 File System
other file system utilities, Other Ext4 File System Utilities
quota (other ext4 file system utilities), Other Ext4 File System Utilities
resize2fs (resizing ext4), Resizing an Ext4 File System
resizing, Resizing an Ext4 File System
stride (specifying stripe geometry), Creating an Ext4 File System
stripe geometry, Creating an Ext4 File System
stripe-width (specifying stripe geometry), Creating an Ext4 File System
tune2fs (mounting), Mounting an Ext4 File System
write barriers, Mounting an Ext4 File System

F

fast_io_fail_tmo
Fibre Channel API, Fibre Channel API
FCoE
configuring an Ethernet interface to use FCoE, Configuring a Fibre Channel over Ethernet Interface
Fibre Channel over Ethernet, Configuring a Fibre Channel over Ethernet Interface
required packages, Configuring a Fibre Channel over Ethernet Interface
FHS, Overview of Filesystem Hierarchy Standard (FHS), FHS Organization
(see also file system)
Fibre Channel
online storage, Fibre Channel
Fibre Channel API, Fibre Channel API
Fibre Channel drivers (native), Native Fibre Channel Drivers and Capabilities
Fibre Channel over Ethernet
FCoE, Configuring a Fibre Channel over Ethernet Interface
file system
FHS standard, FHS Organization
hierarchy, Overview of Filesystem Hierarchy Standard (FHS)
organization, FHS Organization
structure, File System Structure and Maintenance
File System
Btrfs, Btrfs (Technology Preview)
file system types
ext4, The Ext4 File System
GFS2, Global File System 2
XFS, The XFS File System
file systems, Gathering File System Information
ext2 (see ext2)
ext3 (see ext3)
findmnt (command)
listing mounts, Listing Currently Mounted File Systems
FS-Cache
bcull (cache cull limits settings), Setting Cache Cull Limits
brun (cache cull limits settings), Setting Cache Cull Limits
bstop (cache cull limits settings), Setting Cache Cull Limits
cache back-end, FS-Cache
cache cull limits, Setting Cache Cull Limits
cache sharing, Cache Sharing
cachefiles, FS-Cache
cachefilesd, Setting Up a Cache
coherency data, FS-Cache
indexing keys, FS-Cache
NFS (cache limitations with), Cache Limitations With NFS
NFS (using with), Using the Cache With NFS
performance guarantee, Performance Guarantee
setting up a cache, Setting Up a Cache
statistical information (tracking), Statistical Information
tune2fs (setting up a cache), Setting Up a Cache
fsync()
ext4, The Ext4 File System
XFS, The XFS File System

G

GFS2
file system types, Global File System 2
gfs2.ko, Global File System 2
maximum size, Global File System 2
GFS2 file system maximum size, Global File System 2
gfs2.ko
GFS2, Global File System 2
Global File System 2
file system types, Global File System 2
gfs2.ko, Global File System 2
maximum size, Global File System 2
gquota/gqnoenforce
XFS, XFS Quota Management

H

Hardware RAID (see RAID)
hardware RAID controller drivers
RAID, Linux Hardware RAID controller drivers
hierarchy, file system, Overview of Filesystem Hierarchy Standard (FHS)
high-end arrays
write barriers, High-End Arrays
host
Fibre Channel API, Fibre Channel API
how write barriers work
write barriers, How Write Barriers Work

I

I/O alignment and size, Storage I/O Alignment and Size
ATA standards, ATA
block device ioctls (userspace access), Block Device ioctls
Linux I/O stack, Storage I/O Alignment and Size
logical_block_size, Userspace Access
LVM, Logical Volume Manager
READ CAPACITY(16), SCSI
SCSI standards, SCSI
stacking I/O parameters, Stacking I/O Parameters
storage access parameters, Parameters for Storage Access
sysfs interface (userspace access), sysfs Interface
tools (for partitioning and other file system functions), Partition and File System Tools
userspace access, Userspace Access
I/O parameters stacking
I/O alignment and size, Stacking I/O Parameters
iface (configuring for iSCSI offload)
offload and interface binding
iSCSI, Configuring an iface for iSCSI Offload
iface binding/unbinding
offload and interface binding
iSCSI, Binding/Unbinding an iface to a Portal
iface configurations, viewing
offload and interface binding
iSCSI, Viewing Available iface Configurations
iface for software iSCSI
offload and interface binding
iSCSI, Configuring an iface for Software iSCSI
iface settings
offload and interface binding
iSCSI, Viewing Available iface Configurations
importance of write barriers
write barriers, Importance of Write Barriers
increasing file system size
XFS, Increasing the Size of an XFS File System
indexing keys
FS-Cache, FS-Cache
individual user
volume_key, Using volume_key as an individual user
initiator implementations
offload and interface binding
iSCSI, Viewing Available iface Configurations
installation storage configurations
channel command word (CCW), DASD and zFCP Devices on IBM System Z
DASD and zFCP devices on IBM System z, DASD and zFCP Devices on IBM System Z
DIF/DIX-enabled block devices, Block Devices with DIF/DIX Enabled
iSCSI detection and configuration, iSCSI Detection and Configuration
LUKS/dm-crypt, encrypting block devices using, Encrypting Block Devices Using LUKS
separate partitions (for /home, /opt, /usr/local), Separate Partitions for /home, /opt, /usr/local
stale BIOS RAID metadata, Stale BIOS RAID Metadata
updates, Storage Considerations During Installation
what's new, Storage Considerations During Installation
installer support
RAID, RAID Support in the Installer
interactive operation (xfsrestore)
XFS, Interactive Operation
interconnects (scanning)
iSCSI, Scanning iSCSI Interconnects
introduction, Overview
iSCSI
discovery, iSCSI Discovery Configuration
configuration, iSCSI Discovery Configuration
record types, iSCSI Discovery Configuration
offload and interface binding, Configuring iSCSI Offload and Interface Binding
binding/unbinding an iface to a portal, Binding/Unbinding an iface to a Portal
iface (configuring for iSCSI offload), Configuring an iface for iSCSI Offload
iface configurations, viewing, Viewing Available iface Configurations
iface for software iSCSI, Configuring an iface for Software iSCSI
iface settings, Viewing Available iface Configurations
initiator implementations, Viewing Available iface Configurations
software iSCSI, Configuring an iface for Software iSCSI
viewing available iface configurations, Viewing Available iface Configurations
scanning interconnects, Scanning iSCSI Interconnects
software iSCSI, Configuring an iface for Software iSCSI
targets, Logging in to an iSCSI Target
logging in, Logging in to an iSCSI Target
iSCSI API, iSCSI API
iSCSI detection and configuration
storage considerations during installation, iSCSI Detection and Configuration
iSCSI logical unit, resizing, Resizing an iSCSI Logical Unit
iSCSI root
iSCSI configuration, iSCSI Root
issue_lip
Fibre Channel API, Fibre Channel API

K

known issues
adding/removing
LUN (logical unit number), Known Issues With rescan-scsi-bus.sh

L

lazy mount/unmount support (autofs version 5)
NFS, Improvements in autofs Version 5 over Version 4
levels
RAID, RAID Levels and Linear Support
limit (xfs_quota expert mode)
XFS, XFS Quota Management
linear RAID
RAID, RAID Levels and Linear Support
Linux I/O stack
I/O alignment and size, Storage I/O Alignment and Size
logging in
iSCSI targets, Logging in to an iSCSI Target
logical_block_size
I/O alignment and size, Userspace Access
LUKS/dm-crypt, encrypting block devices using
storage considerations during installation, Encrypting Block Devices Using LUKS
LUN (logical unit number)
adding/removing, Adding/Removing a Logical Unit Through rescan-scsi-bus.sh
known issues, Known Issues With rescan-scsi-bus.sh
required packages, Adding/Removing a Logical Unit Through rescan-scsi-bus.sh
rescan-scsi-bus.sh, Adding/Removing a Logical Unit Through rescan-scsi-bus.sh
LVM
I/O alignment and size, Logical Volume Manager

M

main features
ext4, The Ext4 File System
XFS, The XFS File System
maximum size
GFS2, Global File System 2
maximum size, GFS2 file system, Global File System 2
mdadm (configuring RAID sets)
RAID, mdadm
mdraid
RAID, mdraid
mirroring
RAID, RAID Levels and Linear Support
mkfs , Formatting and Labeling the Partition
mkfs.ext4
ext4, Creating an Ext4 File System
mkfs.xfs
XFS, Creating an XFS File System
mkpart , Making the Partition
mnt directory, The /mnt/ Directory
modifying link loss behavior, Modifying Link Loss Behavior
Fibre Channel, Fibre Channel
mount (client configuration)
NFS, NFS Client Configuration
mount (command), Using the mount Command
listing mounts, Listing Currently Mounted File Systems
mounting a file system, Mounting a File System
moving a mount point, Moving a Mount Point
options, Specifying the Mount Options
shared subtrees, Sharing Mounts
private mount, Sharing Mounts
shared mount, Sharing Mounts
slave mount, Sharing Mounts
unbindable mount, Sharing Mounts
mounting, Mounting a File System
ext4, Mounting an Ext4 File System
XFS, Mounting an XFS File System
moving a mount point, Moving a Mount Point
multiple master map entries per autofs mount point (autofs version 5)
NFS, Improvements in autofs Version 5 over Version 4

N

native Fibre Channel drivers, Native Fibre Channel Drivers and Capabilities
network booting service
diskless systems, Setting Up A Remote Diskless System
Network File System (see NFS)
NFS
/etc/fstab , Mounting NFS File Systems using /etc/fstab
/local/directory (client configuration, mounting), NFS Client Configuration
/remote/export (client configuration, mounting), NFS Client Configuration
additional resources, References
installed documentation, Installed Documentation
related books, Related Books
useful websites, Useful Websites
autofs
augmenting, Overriding or Augmenting Site Configuration Files
configuration, autofs Configuration
LDAP, Using LDAP to Store Automounter Maps
autofs version 5, Improvements in autofs Version 5 over Version 4
client
autofs , autofs
configuration, NFS Client Configuration
mount options, Common NFS Mount Options
condrestart, Starting and Stopping NFS
configuration with firewall, Running NFS Behind a Firewall
direct map support (autofs version 5), Improvements in autofs Version 5 over Version 4
enhanced LDAP support (autofs version 5), Improvements in autofs Version 5 over Version 4
FS-Cache, Using the Cache With NFS
hostname formats, Hostname Formats
how it works, How NFS Works
introducing, Network File System (NFS)
lazy mount/unmount support (autofs version 5), Improvements in autofs Version 5 over Version 4
mount (client configuration), NFS Client Configuration
multiple master map entries per autofs mount point (autofs version 5), Improvements in autofs Version 5 over Version 4
options (client configuration, mounting), NFS Client Configuration
overriding/augmenting site configuration files (autofs), autofs Configuration
proper nsswitch configuration (autofs version 5), use of, Improvements in autofs Version 5 over Version 4
RDMA, Enabling NFS over RDMA (NFSoRDMA)
reloading, Starting and Stopping NFS
required services, Required Services
restarting, Starting and Stopping NFS
rfc2307bis (autofs), Using LDAP to Store Automounter Maps
rpcbind , NFS and rpcbind
security, Securing NFS
file permissions, File Permissions
NFSv3 host access, NFS Security with AUTH_SYS and export controls
NFSv4 host access, NFS security with AUTH_GSS
server (client configuration, mounting), NFS Client Configuration
server configuration, NFS Server Configuration
/etc/exports , The /etc/exports Configuration File
exportfs command, The exportfs Command
exportfs command with NFSv4, Using exportfs with NFSv4
starting, Starting and Stopping NFS
status, Starting and Stopping NFS
stopping, Starting and Stopping NFS
storing automounter maps, using LDAP to store (autofs), Overriding or Augmenting Site Configuration Files
TCP, How NFS Works
troubleshooting NFS and rpcbind, Troubleshooting NFS and rpcbind
UDP, How NFS Works
write barriers, NFS
NFS (cache limitations with)
FS-Cache, Cache Limitations With NFS
NFS (using with)
FS-Cache, Using the Cache With NFS
nobarrier mount option
ext4, Mounting an Ext4 File System
XFS, Write Barriers
NOP-Out requests
modifying link loss
iSCSI configuration, NOP-Out Interval/Timeout
NOP-Outs (disabling)
iSCSI configuration, iSCSI Root

O

offline status
Linux SCSI layer, Controlling the SCSI Command Timer and Device Status
offload and interface binding
iSCSI, Configuring iSCSI Offload and Interface Binding
Online logical units
Changing the read/write state, Changing the Read/Write State of an Online Logical Unit
online storage
Fibre Channel, Fibre Channel
overview, Online Storage Management
sysfs, Online Storage Management
troubleshooting, Online Storage Configuration Troubleshooting
opt directory, The /opt/ Directory
options (client configuration, mounting)
NFS, NFS Client Configuration
other file system utilities
ext4, Other Ext4 File System Utilities
overriding/augmenting site configuration files (autofs)
NFS, autofs Configuration
overview, Overview
online storage, Online Storage Management

P

Parallel NFS
pNFS, pNFS
parameters for storage access
I/O alignment and size, Parameters for Storage Access
parity
RAID, RAID Levels and Linear Support
parted , Partitions
creating partitions, Creating a Partition
overview, Partitions
removing partitions, Removing a Partition
resizing partitions, Resizing a Partition with fdisk
selecting device, Viewing the Partition Table
table of commands, Partitions
viewing partition table, Viewing the Partition Table
partition table
viewing, Viewing the Partition Table
partitions
creating, Creating a Partition
formatting
mkfs , Formatting and Labeling the Partition
making
mkpart , Making the Partition
removing, Removing a Partition
resizing, Resizing a Partition with fdisk
viewing list, Viewing the Partition Table
path to storage devices, adding, Adding a Storage Device or Path
path to storage devices, removing, Removing a Path to a Storage Device
performance guarantee
FS-Cache, Performance Guarantee
persistent naming, Persistent Naming
pNFS
Parallel NFS, pNFS
port states (remote), determining
Fibre Channel
modifying link loss behavior, Fibre Channel
pquota/pqnoenforce
XFS, XFS Quota Management
private mount, Sharing Mounts
proc directory, The /proc/ Directory
project limits (setting)
XFS, Setting Project Limits
proper nsswitch configuration (autofs version 5), use of
NFS, Improvements in autofs Version 5 over Version 4

Q

queue_if_no_path
iSCSI configuration, iSCSI Settings With dm-multipath
modifying link loss
iSCSI configuration, replacement_timeout
quota (other ext4 file system utilities)
ext4, Other Ext4 File System Utilities
quota management
XFS, XFS Quota Management
quotacheck , Creating the Quota Database Files
quotacheck command
checking quota accuracy with, Keeping Quotas Accurate
quotaoff , Enabling and Disabling
quotaon , Enabling and Disabling

R

RAID
advanced RAID device creation, Advanced RAID Device Creation
Anaconda support, RAID Support in the Installer
configuring RAID sets, Configuring RAID Sets
dmraid, dmraid
dmraid (configuring RAID sets), dmraid
Hardware RAID, RAID Types
hardware RAID controller drivers, Linux Hardware RAID controller drivers
installer support, RAID Support in the Installer
level 0, RAID Levels and Linear Support
level 1, RAID Levels and Linear Support
level 4, RAID Levels and Linear Support
level 5, RAID Levels and Linear Support
levels, RAID Levels and Linear Support
linear RAID, RAID Levels and Linear Support
mdadm (configuring RAID sets), mdadm
mdraid, mdraid
mirroring, RAID Levels and Linear Support
parity, RAID Levels and Linear Support
reasons to use, Redundant Array of Independent Disks (RAID)
Software RAID, RAID Types
striping, RAID Levels and Linear Support
subsystems of RAID, Linux RAID Subsystems
RDMA
NFS, Enabling NFS over RDMA (NFSoRDMA)
READ CAPACITY(16)
I/O alignment and size, SCSI
record types
discovery
iSCSI, iSCSI Discovery Configuration
Red Hat Enterprise Linux-specific file locations
/etc/sysconfig/, Special Red Hat Enterprise Linux File Locations
(see also sysconfig directory)
/var/cache/yum, Special Red Hat Enterprise Linux File Locations
/var/lib/rpm/, Special Red Hat Enterprise Linux File Locations
remote diskless systems
diskless systems, Setting Up A Remote Diskless System
remote port
Fibre Channel API, Fibre Channel API
remote port states, determining
Fibre Channel
modifying link loss behavior, Fibre Channel
removing devices, Removing a Storage Device
removing paths to a storage device, Removing a Path to a Storage Device
repairing file system
XFS, Repairing an XFS File System
repairing XFS file systems with dirty logs
XFS, Repairing an XFS File System
replacement_timeout
modifying link loss
iSCSI configuration, SCSI Error Handler, replacement_timeout
replacement_timeoutM
iSCSI configuration, iSCSI Root
report (xfs_quota expert mode)
XFS, XFS Quota Management
required packages
adding/removing
LUN (logical unit number), Adding/Removing a Logical Unit Through rescan-scsi-bus.sh
diskless systems, Setting Up A Remote Diskless System
FCoE, Configuring a Fibre Channel over Ethernet Interface
rescan-scsi-bus.sh
adding/removing
LUN (logical unit number), Adding/Removing a Logical Unit Through rescan-scsi-bus.sh
resize2fs, Reverting to an Ext2 File System
resize2fs (resizing ext4)
ext4, Resizing an Ext4 File System
resized logical units, resizing, Resizing an Online Logical Unit
resizing
ext4, Resizing an Ext4 File System
resizing an iSCSI logical unit, Resizing an iSCSI Logical Unit
resizing resized logical units, Resizing an Online Logical Unit
restoring a backup
XFS, Backup and Restoration of XFS File Systems
rfc2307bis (autofs)
NFS, Using LDAP to Store Automounter Maps
rpcbind , NFS and rpcbind
(see also NFS)
NFS, Troubleshooting NFS and rpcbind
rpcinfo , Troubleshooting NFS and rpcbind
status, Starting and Stopping NFS
rpcinfo , Troubleshooting NFS and rpcbind
running sessions, retrieving information about
iSCSI API, iSCSI API
running status
Linux SCSI layer, Controlling the SCSI Command Timer and Device Status

S

scanning interconnects
iSCSI, Scanning iSCSI Interconnects
scanning storage interconnects, Scanning Storage Interconnects
SCSI command timer
Linux SCSI layer, Command Timer
SCSI Error Handler
modifying link loss
iSCSI configuration, SCSI Error Handler
SCSI standards
I/O alignment and size, SCSI
separate partitions (for /home, /opt, /usr/local)
storage considerations during installation, Separate Partitions for /home, /opt, /usr/local
server (client configuration, mounting)
NFS, NFS Client Configuration
setting up a cache
FS-Cache, Setting Up a Cache
shared mount, Sharing Mounts
shared subtrees, Sharing Mounts
private mount, Sharing Mounts
shared mount, Sharing Mounts
slave mount, Sharing Mounts
unbindable mount, Sharing Mounts
simple mode (xfsrestore)
XFS, Simple Mode for xfsrestore
slave mount, Sharing Mounts
software iSCSI
iSCSI, Configuring an iface for Software iSCSI
offload and interface binding
iSCSI, Configuring an iface for Software iSCSI
Software RAID (see RAID)
solid-state disks
deployment, Solid-State Disk Deployment Guidelines
deployment guidelines, Solid-State Disk Deployment Guidelines
SSD, Solid-State Disk Deployment Guidelines
throughput classes, Solid-State Disk Deployment Guidelines
TRIM command, Solid-State Disk Deployment Guidelines
specific session timeouts, configuring
iSCSI configuration, Configuring Timeouts for a Specific Session
srv directory, The /srv/ Directory
SSD
solid-state disks, Solid-State Disk Deployment Guidelines
SSM
System Storage Manager, System Storage Manager (SSM)
Backends, SSM Backends
Installation, SSM Installation
list command, Show information about all detected devices
resize command, Increase a volume's size
snapshot command, Snapshot
stacking I/O parameters
I/O alignment and size, Stacking I/O Parameters
stale BIOS RAID metadata
storage considerations during installation, Stale BIOS RAID Metadata
statistical information (tracking)
FS-Cache, Statistical Information
storage access parameters
I/O alignment and size, Parameters for Storage Access
storage considerations during installation
channel command word (CCW), DASD and zFCP Devices on IBM System Z
DASD and zFCP devices on IBM System z, DASD and zFCP Devices on IBM System Z
DIF/DIX-enabled block devices, Block Devices with DIF/DIX Enabled
iSCSI detection and configuration, iSCSI Detection and Configuration
LUKS/dm-crypt, encrypting block devices using, Encrypting Block Devices Using LUKS
separate partitions (for /home, /opt, /usr/local), Separate Partitions for /home, /opt, /usr/local
stale BIOS RAID metadata, Stale BIOS RAID Metadata
updates, Storage Considerations During Installation
what's new, Storage Considerations During Installation
storage interconnects, scanning, Scanning Storage Interconnects
storing automounter maps, using LDAP to store (autofs)
NFS, Overriding or Augmenting Site Configuration Files
stride (specifying stripe geometry)
ext4, Creating an Ext4 File System
stripe geometry
ext4, Creating an Ext4 File System
stripe-width (specifying stripe geometry)
ext4, Creating an Ext4 File System
striping
RAID, RAID Levels and Linear Support
RAID fundamentals, Redundant Array of Independent Disks (RAID)
su (mkfs.xfs sub-options)
XFS, Creating an XFS File System
subsystems of RAID
RAID, Linux RAID Subsystems
suspending
XFS, Suspending an XFS File System
sw (mkfs.xfs sub-options)
XFS, Creating an XFS File System
swap space, Swap Space
creating, Adding Swap Space
expanding, Adding Swap Space
file
creating, Creating a Swap File, Removing a Swap File
LVM2
creating, Creating an LVM2 Logical Volume for Swap
extending, Extending Swap on an LVM2 Logical Volume
reducing, Reducing Swap on an LVM2 Logical Volume
removing, Removing an LVM2 Logical Volume for Swap
moving, Moving Swap Space
recommended size, Swap Space
removing, Removing Swap Space
sys directory, The /sys/ Directory
sysconfig directory, Special Red Hat Enterprise Linux File Locations
sysfs
overview
online storage, Online Storage Management
sysfs interface (userspace access)
I/O alignment and size, sysfs Interface
system information
file systems, Gathering File System Information
/dev/shm, Gathering File System Information
System Storage Manager
SSM, System Storage Manager (SSM)
Backends, SSM Backends
Installation, SSM Installation
list command, Show information about all detected devices
resize command, Increase a volume's size
snapshot command, Snapshot

T

targets
iSCSI, Logging in to an iSCSI Target
tftp service, configuring
diskless systems, Configuring a tftp Service for Diskless Clients
throughput classes
solid-state disks, Solid-State Disk Deployment Guidelines
timeouts for a specific session, configuring
iSCSI configuration, Configuring Timeouts for a Specific Session
tools (for partitioning and other file system functions)
I/O alignment and size, Partition and File System Tools
tracking statistical information
FS-Cache, Statistical Information
transport
Fibre Channel API, Fibre Channel API
TRIM command
solid-state disks, Solid-State Disk Deployment Guidelines
troubleshooting
online storage, Online Storage Configuration Troubleshooting
troubleshooting NFS and rpcbind
NFS, Troubleshooting NFS and rpcbind
tune2fs
converting to ext3 with, Converting to an Ext3 File System
reverting to ext2 with, Reverting to an Ext2 File System
tune2fs (mounting)
ext4, Mounting an Ext4 File System
tune2fs (setting up a cache)
FS-Cache, Setting Up a Cache

U

udev rule (timeout)
command timer (SCSI), Command Timer
umount, Unmounting a File System
unbindable mount, Sharing Mounts
unmounting, Unmounting a File System
updates
storage considerations during installation, Storage Considerations During Installation
uquota/uqnoenforce
XFS, XFS Quota Management
userspace access
I/O alignment and size, Userspace Access
userspace API files
Fibre Channel API, Fibre Channel API
usr directory, The /usr/ Directory

V

var directory, The /var/ Directory
var/lib/rpm/ directory, Special Red Hat Enterprise Linux File Locations
var/spool/up2date/ directory, Special Red Hat Enterprise Linux File Locations
verifying if a device is blocked
Fibre Channel
modifying link loss behavior, Fibre Channel
version
what is new
autofs, Improvements in autofs Version 5 over Version 4
viewing available iface configurations
offload and interface binding
iSCSI, Viewing Available iface Configurations
virtual file system (/proc)
/proc/devices, The /proc Virtual File System
/proc/filesystems, The /proc Virtual File System
/proc/mdstat, The /proc Virtual File System
/proc/mounts, The /proc Virtual File System
/proc/mounts/, The /proc Virtual File System
/proc/partitions, The /proc Virtual File System
virtual storage, Virtual Storage
volume_key
commands, volume_key Commands
individual user, Using volume_key as an individual user

W

what's new
storage considerations during installation, Storage Considerations During Installation
World Wide Identifier (WWID)
persistent naming, WWID
write barriers
battery-backed write caches, Battery-Backed Write Caches
definition, Write Barriers
disabling write caches, Disabling Write Caches
enablind/disabling, Enabling/Disabling Write Barriers
error messages, Enabling/Disabling Write Barriers
ext4, Mounting an Ext4 File System
high-end arrays, High-End Arrays
how write barriers work, How Write Barriers Work
importance of write barriers, Importance of Write Barriers
NFS, NFS
XFS, Write Barriers
write caches, disabling
write barriers, Disabling Write Caches
WWID
persistent naming, WWID

X

XFS
allocation features, The XFS File System
backup/restoration, Backup and Restoration of XFS File Systems
creating, Creating an XFS File System
cumulative mode (xfsrestore), Cumulative Mode for xfsrestore
dump levels, Backup and Restoration of XFS File Systems
expert mode (xfs_quota), XFS Quota Management
file system types, The XFS File System
fsync(), The XFS File System
gquota/gqnoenforce, XFS Quota Management
increasing file system size, Increasing the Size of an XFS File System
interactive operation (xfsrestore), Interactive Operation
limit (xfs_quota expert mode), XFS Quota Management
main features, The XFS File System
mkfs.xfs, Creating an XFS File System
mounting, Mounting an XFS File System
nobarrier mount option, Write Barriers
pquota/pqnoenforce, XFS Quota Management
project limits (setting), Setting Project Limits
quota management, XFS Quota Management
repairing file system, Repairing an XFS File System
repairing XFS file systems with dirty logs, Repairing an XFS File System
report (xfs_quota expert mode), XFS Quota Management
simple mode (xfsrestore), Simple Mode for xfsrestore
su (mkfs.xfs sub-options), Creating an XFS File System
suspending, Suspending an XFS File System
sw (mkfs.xfs sub-options), Creating an XFS File System
uquota/uqnoenforce, XFS Quota Management
write barriers, Write Barriers
xfsdump, Backup and Restoration of XFS File Systems
xfsprogs, Suspending an XFS File System
xfsrestore, Backup and Restoration of XFS File Systems
xfs_admin, Other XFS File System Utilities
xfs_bmap, Other XFS File System Utilities
xfs_copy, Other XFS File System Utilities
xfs_db, Other XFS File System Utilities
xfs_freeze, Suspending an XFS File System
xfs_fsr, Other XFS File System Utilities
xfs_growfs, Increasing the Size of an XFS File System
xfs_info, Other XFS File System Utilities
xfs_mdrestore, Other XFS File System Utilities
xfs_metadump, Other XFS File System Utilities
xfs_quota, XFS Quota Management
xfs_repair, Repairing an XFS File System
xfsdump
XFS, Backup and Restoration of XFS File Systems
xfsprogs
XFS, Suspending an XFS File System
xfsrestore
XFS, Backup and Restoration of XFS File Systems
xfs_admin
XFS, Other XFS File System Utilities
xfs_bmap
XFS, Other XFS File System Utilities
xfs_copy
XFS, Other XFS File System Utilities
xfs_db
XFS, Other XFS File System Utilities
xfs_freeze
XFS, Suspending an XFS File System
xfs_fsr
XFS, Other XFS File System Utilities
xfs_growfs
XFS, Increasing the Size of an XFS File System
xfs_info
XFS, Other XFS File System Utilities
xfs_mdrestore
XFS, Other XFS File System Utilities
xfs_metadump
XFS, Other XFS File System Utilities
xfs_quota
XFS, XFS Quota Management
xfs_repair
XFS, Repairing an XFS File System