i have a solaris server with 40tb of data on it that i need to get moved to another linux server. i bought 2 qlogic fiber cards both are qle2462 and put one in the solaris box and the other in the linux box. so i need to put the linux box in target mode somehow and then push the data over to it. literature is hard to find does anyone have even a general overview of IF this is possible and if so how to put a qle2462 card in target mode on redhat?
By default the qla2xxx driver is set to initiator mode, so you need to enable the target mode with a module parameter qlini_mode
You should have something like:
You also could do it the other way around and put the Solaris box into target mode. In this case, the
How to Set All FC Ports to a Specific Mode
Display what is currently bound to the port drivers.
In this example, the current binding is pciex1077,2432.
Remove the current binding.
In this example, the qlc driver is actively bound to pciex1077,2432. You must remove the existing binding for qlc before you can add that binding to a new driver. Single quotation marks are required in this syntax.
Establish the new binding.
In this example, qlt is updated. Single quotes are required in this syntax.
Reboot the system to attach the new driver.