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Difference in HDD Partitions on ACTIVE and Standby SBC's. (Doc ID 2440173.1)

Last updated on MAY 02, 2022

Applies to:

Acme Packet 4500 - Version S-Cz7.4.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

After formatting a hard drive, different partitions are observed in a HA pair running on 7.x release.

Below is the output from the SBC whose hard drive was formatted on 7.x release.

These are linux based partitions.

~ # df
Filesystem           1K-blocks      Used Available Use% Mounted on
none                   1862576         4   1862572   0% /dev
tmpfs                    32768        12     32756   0% /dev/shm
/dev/sdb1               248716    167452     81264  67% /boot
/dev/sdc1               250600     71204    179396  28% /code
tmpfs                   524288      3800    520488   1% /opt
/dev/sda5            384447276     68192 364843636   0% /mnt/app
/dev/sda6             96008424     61236  91063504   0% /mnt/sys

 

Below is the output from the SBC whose hard drive was formatted on 6.x release and then the SBC was upgraded to 7.x release.

These are vxworks based partitions.

Type 'exit' or press ctrl-d to return to ACLI
~ # df
Filesystem           1K-blocks      Used Available Use% Mounted on
none                   1862576         4   1862572   0% /dev
tmpfs                    32768        12     32756   0% /dev/shm
/dev/sdb1               248716    156376     92340  63% /boot
/dev/sdc1               250600     58488    192112  23% /code
/dev/sda1             97582784    272976  97309808   0% /opt
/dev/sda2            390326792       104 390326688   0% /mnt/app
~ # exit

Changes

SBC's were running on 7.4 release. These SBC's were upgraded from 6.x release to a 7.x release in the past.

Standby SBC had HDD issues due to which it was replaced. After formatting new hard drive on Standby SBC customer observed difference in partitions in new HDD on Standby when compared to existing HDD on Active

Cause

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